Northeast High School

  • Northeast High School serves 3,373 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 33% (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 42% (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.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Northeast High School's student population of 3,373 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 166 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students3,373 students
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Total Classroom Teachers166 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Northeast High School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Northeast High School is 0.78, which is more 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#1803 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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Asian
22%
4%
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Hispanic
24%
11%
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Black
30%
15%
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White
18%
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 Northeast High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.780.27
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Graduation Rate
78%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Northeast High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Northeast High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
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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  2.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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This school turned my child into a drug addict. There are too many kids there, the teachers are uneducated, the principal is very rude. If you need to speak to any authority, they will ignore you until you bring any legal action into it. There is no structure to this school. DO NOT send your kid there.
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This school is awful!!! I have children in this school and there is entirely too many children! The numbers are not accurate on this website there are over 4000 children in this school. There is no one winging out the children that do not belong there. The children that do belong there are being slighted. The principal(Ms. Carroll) has little to no communication with parents. You cant even meet with her if you needed to. The secretary will NOT answer the phone you have to call at least 4 times and she will let the phone ring off the hook. Mr. Gill( Director of SLC) is the most ignorant man on the face of the earth! PLEASE DO YOUR HOMEWORK ON THIS SCHOOL BEFORE HAVING YOUR CHILD ATTEND!!!
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