2032 N 62nd St
Philadelphia, PA 19151
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Overbrook Elementary School serves 213 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Overbrook Elementary 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 37% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 213 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in PA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Overbrook Elementary School's student population of 213 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
213 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Overbrook Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,797 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Overbrook Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2515 out of 2797 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
1%
13%
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Black
96%
15%
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White
1%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (08-09)
11%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 213 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

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