John Story Jenks Academy For The Arts An

  • John Story Jenks Academy For The Arts An serves 476 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 19% (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 45% (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 90% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

Top Placements

John Story Jenks Academy For The Arts An places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

  • John Story Jenks Academy For The Arts An's student population of 476 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students476 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John Story Jenks Academy For The Arts An's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of John Story Jenks Academy For The Arts An is 0.38, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. 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#2408 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
2%
11%
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Black
78%
15%
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White
10%
66%
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Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score0.380.27
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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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