Mifflin Thomas School

  • Mifflin Thomas School serves 299 students in grades PK-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 32%.
  • Mifflin Thomas School operates within the Philadelphia City School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 299 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-8
Total Students299 students
Mifflin Thomas School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Mifflin Thomas School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
Mifflin Thomas School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeMifflin Thomas School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
Mifflin Thomas School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
4%
Mifflin Thomas School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
2%
10%
Mifflin Thomas School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
83%
15%
Mifflin Thomas School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
10%
68%
Mifflin Thomas School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
5%
3%
Mifflin Thomas School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsMifflin Thomas School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownPA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.300.25
Mifflin Thomas School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
98%
41%
Mifflin Thomas School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
5%
Mifflin Thomas School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2009)

District Comparison

  • Philadelphia City School District's student population of 131,666 students has decreased by 14% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $20,566 is higher than the state average of $12,761. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $21,431 is higher than the state average of $12,631. The district spending/student has declined by 14% over four years.
School District NamePhiladelphia City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
215
3
Number of Students Managed131,6661,497
Philadelphia City School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$2,831 MM$19 MM
Philadelphia City School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$2,951 MM$19 MM
Philadelphia City School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$20,566$12,761
Philadelphia City School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$21,431$12,631
Philadelphia City School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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