Mckinley William School

  • Mckinley William School serves 464 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 7% (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 20% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Mckinley William 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 15:1 is equal to the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Mckinley William School's student population of 464 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students464 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mckinley William 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 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mckinley William School is 0.59, which is more 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)#2738 out of 2814 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
49%
11%
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Black
41%
15%
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White
3%
66%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mckinley William School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.590.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mckinley William School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
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 Mckinley William School is Building 21 (0.3 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school, elementary school is Welsh John School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Philadelphia Building 21
    Grades: 9-12 | 357 students
    0.3 miles
    6501 Limekiln Pike
    Philadelphia, PA 19138
    (215)684-2030
    0.3 9-12 357
  • Philadelphia The U School: Innovative Lab
    Grades: 9-12 | 281 students
    0.3 miles
    2000 N 7th St
    Philadelphia, PA 19122
    (215)684-3266
    0.3 9-12 281
  • Philadelphia Welsh John School
    Grades: K-8 | 372 students
    0.3 miles
    2331 N 4th St
    Philadelphia, PA 19133
    (215)291-4708
    0.3 K-8 372
  • Philadelphia Pan American Academy Charter School Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 743 students
    0.4 miles
    2830 North American Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19133
    (215)763-8870
    0.4 K-8 743
  • Philadelphia Hartranft John F School
    Grades: K-8 | 503 students
    0.5 miles
    720 W Cumberland St
    Philadelphia, PA 19133
    (215)684-5088
    0.5 K-8 503

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