Harrington Avery D School

5300-34 Baltimore Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19143
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Harrington Avery D School serves 460 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Harrington Avery D School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Harrington Avery D School places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Harrington Avery D School's student population of 460 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students460 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Harrington Avery D School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,820 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Harrington Avery D School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2655 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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4%
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Hispanic
2%
11%
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Black
88%
15%
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White
6%
66%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.220.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (08-09)
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePhiladelphia City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Harrington Avery D School is Boys Latin Of Philadelphia Charter School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Philadelphia Boys Latin Of Philadelphia Charter School Charter School
    Math: 12% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 826 students
    0.3 miles
    5501 Cedar Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19143
    (215) 387-5149
    0.3 6-12 826
  • Philadelphia Mastery Cs-harrity Campus Charter School
    Math: 18% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 838 students
    0.3 miles
    5601 Christian Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19144
    (215) 471-2908
    0.3 K-8 838
  • Philadelphia Global Leadership Academy Cs Southwest A Charter School
    Math: 2% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 592 students
    0.5 miles
    5200 Pine Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19143
    (267) 295-5700
    0.5 K-8 592
  • Philadelphia Longstreth William C School Math: 4% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 428 students
    0.5 miles
    5700 Willows Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19143
    (215) 727-2158
    0.5 PK-8 428
  • Philadelphia Hamilton Andrew School Math: 11% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 519 students
    0.6 miles
    5640 Spruce St
    Philadelphia, PA 19139
    (215) 471-2911
    0.6 K-8 519

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