Olney High School East (Closed 2012)

  • Olney High School East served 744 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 was lower than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 99% of the student body (majority Black), which was more than the state average of 32%.
  • Olney High School East operated within the Philadelphia City School District.
  • Philadelphia City School District's 59% graduation rate was lower than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 744 students
Olney High School East Total Students (2006-2011)
Gender % Olney High School East Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 69 teachers
Olney High School East Total Teachers (2006-2011)
Students by Grade Olney High School East Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 15:1
Olney High School East Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2011)
Asian
6%
4%
Olney High School East Asian Students (2006-2011)
Hispanic
39%
10%
Olney High School East Black Students (2006-2011)
Black
51%
15%
Olney High School East Black Students (2006-2011)
White
1%
68%
Olney High School East White Students (2006-2011)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Olney High School East Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
3%
All Ethnic Groups Olney High School East All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown PA 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.
0.59 0.25
Olney High School East Diversity Score (2006-2012)
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.
95%
41%
Olney High School East Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2011)

District Comparison

School District Name Philadelphia City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
215
3
Number of Students Managed 131,666 1,497
Philadelphia City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 59% 89%
Philadelphia City School District Graduation Rate (1999-2010)
District Total Revenue $2,756 MM $21 MM
Philadelphia City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $2,742 MM $20 MM
Philadelphia City School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $20,020 $13,911
Philadelphia City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $19,916 $13,599
Philadelphia City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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