Longstreth William C School

5700 Willows Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19143
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Longstreth William C School serves 428 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Longstreth William 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 4% (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 17% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to 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% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Longstreth William C School places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Longstreth William C School's student population of 428 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students428 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Longstreth William 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 Longstreth William C School is 0.06, 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
#2790 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
4%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
1%
11%
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Black
97%
15%
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White
1%
66%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.060.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (08-09)
7%
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, middle school and elementary school to Longstreth William C School is Mastery Cs - Hardy Williams (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Philadelphia Mastery Cs - Hardy Williams Charter School
    Math: 16% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 1,229 student
    0.4 miles
    5400 Warrington Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19144
    (215) 724-2343
    0.4 K-12 1,229
  • Philadelphia Harrington Avery D School Math: 11% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 460 students
    0.5 miles
    5300-34 Baltimore Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19143
    (215) 471-2914
    0.5 K-8 460
  • Philadelphia Independence Cs West Charter School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 400 students
    0.5 miles
    5600 Chester Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19143
    (215) 724-5600
    0.5 K-5 400
  • Philadelphia Mastery Cs-harrity Campus Charter School
    Math: 18% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 838 students
    0.5 miles
    5601 Christian Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19144
    (215) 471-2908
    0.5 K-8 838
  • Philadelphia Kipp West Philadelphia Charter School Charter School
    Grades: K-4 | 193 students
    0.6 miles
    2412 S 62nd Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19142
    (267) 787-5700
    0.6 K-4 193

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