Harrington Avery D School

  • Harrington Avery D School serves 490 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 11% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 24% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Harrington Avery D School's student population of 490 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students490 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Harrington Avery D School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Harrington Avery D School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#2668 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
1%
11%
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Black
92%
15%
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White
1%
66%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.150.26
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePhiladelphia City SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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