Lankenau High School

201 Spring Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19128
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Lankenau High School serves 344 students in grades 9-12.
Lankenau High 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 35-39% (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 50-54% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Lankenau High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Lankenau High School's student population of 344 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 57% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students344 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

Lankenau High 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 Lankenau High School is 0.21, 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
#2069 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio31:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
4%
Hispanic
5%
11%
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Black
89%
15%
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White
2%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.210.53
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
5%
5%
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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 to Lankenau High School is Saul W B Agricultural School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Green Woods Charter School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Philadelphia Green Woods Charter School Charter School
    Math: 49% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 695 students
    0.4 miles
    468 Domino Lane
    Philadelphia, PA 19128
    (215) 482-6337
    0.4 K-8 695
  • Philadelphia Shawmont School Math: 27% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 507 students
    1.0 miles
    535 Shawmont Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19128
    (215) 487-4466
    1 PK-8 507
  • Philadelphia Saul W B Agricultural School Vocational School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 499 students
    1.9 miles
    7100 Henry Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19128
    (215) 487-4467
    1.9 9-12 499
  • Gladwyne Gladwyne School Math: 80% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 734 students
    2.3 miles
    230 West Righters Mill Rd
    Gladwyne, PA 19035
    (610) 645-1440
    2.3 K-5 734
  • Philadelphia Roxborough High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 638 students
    2.3 miles
    6498 Ridge Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19128
    (215) 487-4464
    2.3 9-12 638

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