Mayfair School

Tel: (215)335-5651
  • 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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%.
  • Mayfair School operates within the Philadelphia City School District.

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School Overview

  • Mayfair School's student population of 1233 students has grown by 13% 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
Mayfair School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Mayfair School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
Mayfair School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeMayfair School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Mayfair School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2835 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 19:1 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
46%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
62%
Student : Teacher Ratio21:115:1
Mayfair School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
22%
4%
Mayfair School Asian Students (1989-2016)
Hispanic
21%
10%
Mayfair School Black Students (1989-2016)
Black
13%
15%
Mayfair School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
35%
68%
Mayfair School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
9%
3%
Mayfair School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsMayfair School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownPA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.770.26
Mayfair School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
44%
Mayfair School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
Mayfair School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Mayfair School is Philadelphia City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 663 school districts in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Philadelphia City School District's student population of 132,968 students has decreased by 7% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $19,677 is higher than the state average of $13,048. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $20,504 is higher than the state average of $12,915. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NamePhiladelphia City School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    220
    3
    Number of Students Managed132,9681,464
    Philadelphia City School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    21%
    46%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    35%
    62%
    District Total Revenue$2,831 MM$19 MM
    District Spending$2,951 MM$19 MM
    District Revenue / Student$19,677$13,048
    District Spending / Student$20,504$12,915
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

    Nearby Public Schools

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    • School Location Miles Grades Students
    • Philadelphia Lincoln High School
      Grades: 9-12 | 1526 students
      0.5 miles
      3201 Ryan Ave
      Philadelphia, PA 19136
      (215)335-5653
      0.5 9-12 1526
    • Philadelphia Meehan Austin Middle School
      Grades: 7-8 | 532 students
      0.7 miles
      3001 Ryan Ave
      Philadelphia, PA 19152
      (215)335-5654
      0.7 7-8 532
    • Philadelphia Allen Ethan School
      Grades: K-8 | 949 students
      0.8 miles
      6329 Battersby St
      Philadelphia, PA 19149
      (215)537-2530
      0.8 K-8 949
    • Philadelphia Disston Hamilton School
      Grades: K-8 | 866 students
      0.8 miles
      6801 Cottage St
      Philadelphia, PA 19135
      (215)335-5661
      0.8 K-8 866
    • Philadelphia Solis-cohen Solomon School
      Grades: PK-6 | 1368 students
      0.8 miles
      7001 Horrocks St
      Philadelphia, PA 19149
      (215)728-5012
      0.8 PK-6 1368

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