Parkway-center City

  • Parkway-center City serves 562 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 90-94% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

Top Placements

Parkway-center City places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

  • Parkway-center City's student population of 562 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students562 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Parkway-center City
Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Parkway-center City's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Parkway-center City is 0.38, 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#295 out of 2,835 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Parkway-center City and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Parkway-center City and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio23:115:1
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Asian
8%
4%
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Hispanic
9%
11%
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Black
78%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Parkway-center City and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
2%
66%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Parkway-center City.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.380.27
This chart display the diversity score of Parkway-center City and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate90-94%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Parkway-center City 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.
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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