Motivation High School

5900 Baltimore Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19143
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Motivation High School serves 405 students in grades 9-12.
Motivation High 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Motivation High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Motivation High School's student population of 405 students has grown by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 125% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students405 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

Motivation High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,820 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Motivation High School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2559 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
2%
11%
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Black
91%
15%
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White
1%
66%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.170.53
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Graduation Rate
80-84%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
46%
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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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Motivation High School is Academy Park High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Penrose School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Philadelphia Penrose School Math: 12% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 519 students
    0.1 miles
    2515 S 78th St
    Philadelphia, PA 19153
    (215) 492-6455
    0.1 K-8 519
  • Darby Colwyn Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 143 students
    0.5 miles
    211 Pine Street
    Darby, PA 19023
    (610) 957-5470
    0.5 K-6 143
  • Philadelphia Philadelphia Montessori Charter School Charter School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 184 students
    0.7 miles
    2227 Island Rd
    Philadelphia, PA 19142
    (215) 365-4011
    0.7 PK-6 184
  • Philadelphia Patterson John M School Math: 12% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 598 students
    0.9 miles
    7000 Buist Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19142
    (215) 492-6453
    0.9 PK-4 598
  • Philadelphia Southwest Leadership Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 13% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 502 students
    0.9 miles
    7101 Paschall Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19142
    (215) 729-1939
    0.9 K-8 502

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