Motivation High School

  • Motivation High School serves 385 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (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 50-54% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Motivation High School's student population of 385 students has grown by 60% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 72% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students385 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Motivation High School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Motivation High School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#1257 out of 2,835 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
1%
11%
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Black
93%
15%
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White
n/a
66%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.130.27
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Graduation Rate90-94%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
41%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePhiladelphia City SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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