Ludlow James R School

  • Ludlow James R School serves 303 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25% (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 32% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Ludlow James R 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower 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%.

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School Overview

  • Ludlow James R School's student population of 303 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students303 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ludlow James R School 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 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ludlow James R School is 0.43, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#2444 out of 2814 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
19%
11%
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Black
73%
15%
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White
2%
66%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.430.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
44%
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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 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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