Mayfair School

  • Mayfair School serves 1,233 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 56% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Mayfair 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 32%.

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School Overview

  • Mayfair School's student population of 1,233 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 58 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students1,233 students
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Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mayfair School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,835 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mayfair School is 0.77, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank
58%
29%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:115:1
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Asian
22%
4%
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Hispanic
21%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Mayfair School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
13%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Mayfair School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
35%
68%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Mayfair School and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
9%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mayfair School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.770.26
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mayfair School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mayfair School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePhiladelphia City School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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