Parkway Northwest

6200 Crittenden St.
Philadelphia, PA 19138
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Parkway Northwest serves 260 students in grades 9-12.
Parkway Northwest 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-29% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-49% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Parkway Northwest places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Parkway Northwest's student population of 260 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 83% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students260 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

Parkway Northwest is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,820 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Parkway Northwest is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2356 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
5%
11%
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Black
93%
15%
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White
1%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.130.53
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Graduation Rate
80-89%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
46%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePhiladelphia City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Parkway Northwest is Hill Freedman World Academy (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Houston Henry E School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Philadelphia Houston Henry E School Math: 11% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 373 students
    0.5 miles
    7300 Rural Lane
    Philadelphia, PA 19119
    (215) 248-6608
    0.5 K-8 373
  • Philadelphia John Story Jenks Academy For The Arts An Magnet School
    Math: 22% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 513 students
    0.8 miles
    8301 Germantown Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19118
    (215) 248-6604
    0.8 K-8 513
  • Philadelphia Khepera Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≤1% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 361 students
    0.9 miles
    926 W. Sedgley Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19132
    (215) 843-1700
    0.9 K-8 361
  • Philadelphia Amy Nw Magnet School
    Math: 21% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 305 students
    1.1 miles
    6000 Ridge Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19128
    (215) 951-5200
    1.1 6-8 305
  • Philadelphia Emlen Eleanor C School Math: 14% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 416 students
    1.2 miles
    6501 Chew Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19119
    (215) 951-4010
    1.2 PK-5 416

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