Top 10 Best Philadelphia Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 305 public schools serving 192,172 students in Philadelphia, PA. Philadelphia has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Pennsylvania.
The top ranked public schools in Philadelphia, PA are Central High School, Masterman Julia R Sec School and Franklin Towne Chs. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Philadelphia, PA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 23% (versus the Pennsylvania public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 39% (versus the 62% statewide average). Schools in Philadelphia have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Pennsylvania public schools.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Pennsylvania public school average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Philadelphia, PA Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Central High School
Magnet School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1700 W Olney Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19141
(215) 276-5262
Grades: 9-12
| 2,371 students
Rank: #22.
Masterman Julia R Sec School
Magnet School
Math: 97% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1699 Spring Garden St
Philadelphia, PA 19130
(215) 299-4661
Grades: 5-12
| 1,197 students
Rank: #33.
Franklin Towne Chs
Charter School
Math: 95% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
5301 Tacony St Building 108, B
Philadelphia, PA 19137
(215) 289-5000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,162 students
Rank: #44.
Girls High School
Magnet School
Math: 83% | Reading: 96%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(2)
1400 W Olney Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19141
(215) 276-5258
Grades: 9-12
| 983 students
Rank: #55.
Academy At Palumbo
Magnet School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1100 Catharine St
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 351-7618
Grades: 9-12
| 916 students
Rank: #66.
Parkway Center City Middle College
Magnet School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
540 N 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19123
(215) 299-8801
Grades: 9-12
| 476 students
Rank: #77.
High School Of Engineering & Science Carver High School
Magnet School
Math: 77% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1600 W Norris St
Philadelphia, PA 19121
(215) 684-5079
Grades: 7-12
| 889 students
Rank: #88.
Gamp
Magnet School
Math: 77% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
23rd And Ritner Sts
Philadelphia, PA 19145
(215) 952-8590
Grades: 5-12
| 614 students
Rank: #99.
Meredith William M School
Math: 76% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
725 S 5th St
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 351-7360
Grades: K-8
| 573 students
Rank: #1010.
Penn Alexander School
Math: 76% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4209 Spruce St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 823-5465
Grades: K-8
| 576 students
Rank: #1111.
Science Leadership Academy
Magnet School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2130 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 979-5620
Grades: 9-12
| 498 students
Rank: #1212.
Mast Community Charter School
Charter School
Math: 71% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1800 E Byberry Rd
Philadelphia, PA 19116
(267) 348-1100
Grades: K-12
| 1,356 students
Rank: #1313.
Greenberg Joseph School
Math: 71% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
600 Sharon Ln
Philadelphia, PA 19115
(215) 961-2002
Grades: K-8
| 789 students
Rank: #1414.
Arts Academy At Benjamin Rush
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
11081 Knights Rd
Philadelphia, PA 19154
(215) 281-2603
Grades: 9-12
| 627 students
Rank: #1515.
Greenfield Albert M School
Math: 66% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2200 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 299-3566
Grades: K-8
| 614 students
Rank: #1616.
Mccall Gen George A School
Math: 67% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
325 S 7th St
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 351-7350
Grades: K-8
| 720 students
Rank: #1717.
Bodine William W High School
Magnet School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(2)
1101 N 4th St
Philadelphia, PA 19123
(215) 351-7332
Grades: 9-12
| 513 students
Rank: #1818.
Creative And Performing Arts
Magnet School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
901 S Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 952-2462
Grades: 9-12
| 703 students
Rank: #1919.
Jenks Abram School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2501 S 13th St
Philadelphia, PA 19148
(215) 952-6224
Grades: K-5
| 291 students
Rank: #2020.
Philadelphia Academy Charter School
Charter School
Math: 60% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
11000 Roosevelt Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19116
(215) 676-8320
Grades: K-12
| 1,143 students
Rank: #2121.
Frank Anne School
Math: 61% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2000 Bowler St
Philadelphia, PA 19115
(215) 961-2005
Grades: PK-5
| 1,302 students
Rank: #2222.
Franklin Towne Charter Elementary School
Charter School
Math: 61% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4259 Richmond Street
Philadelphia, PA 19137
(215) 289-3389
Grades: K-8
| 936 students
Rank: #2323.
Folk Arts-cultural Treasures Charter School
Charter School
Math: 57% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1023 Callowhill St
Philadelphia, PA 19123
(215) 569-2600
Grades: K-8
| 505 students
Rank: #2424.
Multicultural Academy Charter School
Charter School
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3821 N. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA 19140
(215) 227-0513
Grades: 9-12
| 279 students
Rank: #2525.
Comly Watson School
Math: 55% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1001 Byberry Rd
Philadelphia, PA 19116
(215) 961-2008
Grades: K-5
| 491 students
Rank: #2626.
Mast Community Cs Ii
Charter School
Math: 47% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6238 Rising Sun Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19116
(267) 348-1215
Grades: K-4
| 504 students
Rank: #2727.
Green Woods Charter School
Charter School
Math: 50% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
468 Domino Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19128
(215) 482-6337
Grades: K-8
| 695 students
Rank: #2828.
Loesche William H School
Math: 55% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
595 Tomlinson Rd
Philadelphia, PA 19116
(215) 961-2000
Grades: PK-5
| 875 students
Rank: #2929.
Powel Samuel School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
301 N 36th St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 823-8201
Grades: K-4
| 264 students
Rank: #3030.
Baldi C C A Middle School
Math: 42% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
8801 Verree Rd
Philadelphia, PA 19115
(215) 961-2003
Grades: 6-8
| 1,422 students
Rank: #3131.
Independence Charter School
Charter School
Math: 46% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
1600 Lombard Street
Philadelphia, PA 19146
(215) 238-8000
Grades: K-8
| 814 students
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Christopher Columbus Charter School
Charter School
Math: 38% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
South Building, 1242-46 S 13th
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 389-6000
Grades: K-8
| 859 students
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Keystone Academy Charter School
Charter School
Math: 38% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(5)
4521 Longshore Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19135
(215) 332-2111
Grades: K-8
| 687 students
Rank: #3434.
New Foundations Charter School
Charter School
Math: 44% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
8001 Torresdale Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19136
(215) 624-8100
Grades: K-12
| 1,471 students
Rank: #3535.
Hill Freedman World Academy
Magnet School
Math: 34% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
1100 E. Mt. Pleasant Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19150
(215) 276-5260
Grades: 6-12
| 634 students
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
3200 Dickinson St
Philadelphia, PA 19146
(215) 952-6219
Grades: K-8
| 498 students
2116 E. Haines Street
Philadelphia, PA 19138
(215) 224-9400
Grades: 9-12
| 106 students
3301 Tasker St
Philadelphia, PA 19145
(215) 952-4801
Grades: 9-11
| 428 students
1599 Wharton St
Philadelphia, PA 19146
(215) 952-6217
Grades: 8
| 111 students
5925 Malvern Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19131
(215) 581-5513
Grades: 8
| 70 students
900914 West Lindley St
Philadelphia, PA 19141
(215) 456-3000
Grades: K-8
| 600 students
5801 Media St
Philadelphia, PA 19131
(215) 581-5502
Grades: K-6
| n/a students
1901 South 9th St
Philadelphia, PA 19148
(215) 952-6200
Grades: 9-12
| 873 students
1435 North 26th St
Philadelphia, PA 19121
(215) 684-5080
Grades: 4-12
| n/a students
2700 East Auburn St
Philadelphia, PA 19134
(215) 291-4707
Grades: 9-12
| 363 students
6615 Chester Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19142
(215) 727-1719
Grades: 9-12
| 340 students
12th And Allegheny
Philadelphia, PA 19133
(215) 599-7525
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
4224 North Front St
Philadelphia, PA 19140
(215) 754-1400
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
3701 North 19th St
Philadelphia, PA 19140
(215) 227-4415
Grades: PK-8
| 693 students
1201 West Rush St
Philadelphia, PA 19133
(215) 227-8610
Grades: PK-8
| 434 students
8110 Lyons Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19153
(215) 492-6958
Grades: 9-12
| 291 students
5401 Tabor Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19120
(215) 537-2531
Grades: K-8
| 722 students
5630 Vine St
Philadelphia, PA 19139
(215) 471-2905
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
Logan Place - Suite A, 5201 Ol
Philadelphia, PA 19141
(215) 455-2550
Grades: 9-12
| 663 students
Douglas Stephen A School (Closed 2014)
Special Education School
Magnet School
2700 East Huntingdon St
Philadelphia, PA 19125
(215) 291-4705
Grades: 9-12
| 251 students
2118 West Norris St
Philadelphia, PA 19121
(215) 684-5063
Grades: PK-8
| n/a students
3724 Warren St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 823-8219
Grades: PK-8
| 313 students
500 S 16th St
Philadelphia, PA 19146
(215) 875-5744
Grades: K-5
| 198 students
1197 Haworth St
Philadelphia, PA 19124
(215) 537-2520
Grades: K-8
| 906 students
5700 Wayne Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19144
(215) 866-9000
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
601 West Somerset St
Philadelphia, PA 19133
(215) 227-4406
Grades: PK-8
| 502 students
2000 North 7th St
Philadelphia, PA 19122
(215) 684-5092
Grades: PK-8
| 358 students
2601 West Cumberland St
Philadelphia, PA 19132
(215) 227-4431
Grades: 6-12
| 275 students
3020 Market St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 590-8230
Grades: 9-12
| 47 students
60 East Haines St
Philadelphia, PA 19144
(215) 951-4005
Grades: PK-6
| 396 students
40 East High St
Philadelphia, PA 19144
(215) 951-4004
Grades: 9-12
| 728 students
4811 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144
(215) 713-0855
Grades: 5-8
| 426 students
1798 Hunting Park Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19140
(215) 227-4409
Grades: 8
| n/a students
1798 West Hunting Park Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19140
(215) 227-4408
Grades: 9-12
| 1,110 students
1012 West Thompson St
Philadelphia, PA 19122
(215) 684-5067
Grades: K-8
| 158 students
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