Hill Freedman World Academy

  • Hill Freedman World Academy serves 656 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 34% (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 66% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Hill Freedman World Academy 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower 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%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Hill Freedman World Academy's student population of 656 students has grown by 69% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 42% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2006, 2014)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students656 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hill Freedman World Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,814 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hill Freedman World Academy is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. 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#1805 out of 2814 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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Asian
5%
4%
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Hispanic
3%
11%
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Black
86%
15%
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White
1%
66%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.260.52
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Graduation Rate80-89%
86%
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
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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