Lea Henry C School

4700 Locust St
Philadelphia, PA 19139
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Lea Henry C School serves 577 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Lea Henry C 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 14% (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 33% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Lea Henry C School's student population of 577 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 27% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students577 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

Lea Henry C 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 Lea Henry C School is 0.44, 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
#2562 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
9%
4%
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Hispanic
2%
11%
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Black
74%
15%
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White
7%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.440.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (08-09)
5%
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 to Lea Henry C School is West Philadelphia High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Global Leadership Academy Cs Southwest A (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Philadelphia West Philadelphia High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 460 students
    0.1 miles
    4901 Chestnut St
    Philadelphia, PA 19139
    (215) 471-2902
    0.1 9-12 460
  • Philadelphia The Workshop School Magnet School
    Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 239 students
    0.2 miles
    221 S Hanson St
    Philadelphia, PA 19139
    (215) 605-6850
    0.2 9-12 239
  • 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 Paul Robeson High School For Human Services Magnet School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 300 students
    0.5 miles
    4125 Ludlow St
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    (215) 823-8207
    0.5 9-12 300
  • Philadelphia Penn Alexander School Math: 78% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-8 | 576 students
    0.5 miles
    4209 Spruce St
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    (215) 823-5465
    0.5 K-8 576

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