Penn William High School (Closed 2012)

  • Penn William High School 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 OfferedGrades 12
Total Studentsn/a
Penn William High School Total Students (1990-2010)
Total Classroom Teachersn/a
Penn William High School Total Teachers (1990-2010)

School Comparison

This School(PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ration/a15:1
Penn William High School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2010)
Asian
100%
4%
Penn William High School Asian Students (1988-2005)
Hispanic
n/a
10%
Penn William High School Black Students (1990-2010)
Black
n/a
15%
Penn William High School Black Students (1990-2010)
White
n/a
68%
Penn William High School White Students (1990-2010)
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.
n/a0.51
Penn William High School Diversity Score (1990-2010)
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.
n/a
41%
Penn William High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2010)
Eligible for Reduced
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.
n/a
5%
Penn William High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2009)

District Comparison

School District NamePhiladelphia City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
215
3
Number of Students Managed131,6661,497
Philadelphia City School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate59%89%
Philadelphia City School District Graduation Rate (2000-2015)
District Total Revenue$2,831 MM$21 MM
Philadelphia City School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$2,951 MM$20 MM
Philadelphia City School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$19,677$12,967
Philadelphia City School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$20,504$12,300
Philadelphia City School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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