Philadelphia City School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 217 public schools in Philadelphia City School District, serving 127,202 students. Philadelphia City School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Pennsylvania.
Public schools in Philadelphia City School District have an average math proficiency score of 22% (versus the Pennsylvania public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 63% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Pennsylvania.
The top ranked public schools in Philadelphia City School District are Central High School, Masterman Julia R Sec School and High School Of Engineering & Science Carver High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Pennsylvania public school average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is more than the Pennsylvania public school average of 15:1.

Overview

School District NamePhiladelphia City School District
School District Websitehttp://www.philasd.org
School District Phone Number(215) 400-4000
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (PA)
# of Schools217 Schools2,983 Schools
# of Students127,202 Students1,706,797 Students
# of Teachers7,167 Teachers117,667 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1

District Comparison

Philadelphia City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 704 school districts in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 63% has decreased from 70% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#578 out of 710 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Philadelphia City   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Philadelphia City   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of PA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Philadelphia City   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of PA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
63%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Philadelphia City   School District and public school graduation rate of PA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.690.53
# of American Indian Students256 Students2,614 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students10,835 Students67,005 Students
% Asian Students
9%
4%
# of Hispanic Students25,519 Students194,853 Students
% Hispanic Students
20%
11%
# of Black Students62,605 Students248,002 Students
% Black Students
49%
15%
# of White Students18,683 Students1,125,750 Students
% White Students
15%
66%
# of Hawaiian Students87 Students1,445 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students9,217 Students67,004 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:1,8877,804
# of Students in Kindergarten:10,515120,056
# of Students in 1st Grade:10,961125,788
# of Students in 2nd Grade:11,026125,923
# of Students in 3rd Grade:10,994129,062
# of Students in 4th Grade:11,051133,149
# of Students in 5th Grade:10,417133,868
# of Students in 6th Grade:9,167132,729
# of Students in 7th Grade:8,842132,160
# of Students in 8th Grade:8,382133,501
# of Students in 9th Grade:9,510139,320
# of Students in 10th Grade:9,301133,838
# of Students in 11th Grade:7,967130,426
# of Students in 12th Grade:7,182129,173
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $25,294 is higher than the state median of $15,823. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $28,937 is higher than the state median of $15,149. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (PA)
Total Revenue$3,218 MM$23 MM
This chart display total revenue of Philadelphia City   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$3,681 MM$22 MM
This chart display total spending of Philadelphia City   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$25,294$15,823
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Philadelphia City   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$28,937$15,149
This chart display average spending per public school student in Philadelphia City   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Philadelphia City School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • 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
  • Masterman Julia R Sec School Magnet School
    Math: 96% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    1699 Spring Garden St
    Philadelphia, PA 19130
    (215) 299-4661

    Grades: 5-12 | 1,197 student
  • High School Of Engineering & Science Carver High School Magnet School
    Math: 84% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1600 W Norris St
    Philadelphia, PA 19121
    (215) 684-5079

    Grades: 7-12 | 889 students
  • Academy At Palumbo Magnet School
    Math: 91% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1100 Catharine St
    Philadelphia, PA 19147
    (215) 351-7618

    Grades: 9-12 | 916 students
  • Gamp Magnet School
    Math: 80% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    23rd And Ritner Sts
    Philadelphia, PA 19145
    (215) 952-8590

    Grades: 5-12 | 614 students
  • Girls High School Magnet School
    Math: 79% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1400 W Olney Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19141
    (215) 276-5258

    Grades: 9-12 | 983 students
  • Science Leadership Academy Magnet School
    Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2130 Arch St.
    Philadelphia, PA 19103
    (215) 979-5620

    Grades: 9-12 | 498 students
  • Parkway Center City Middle College Magnet School
    Math: 75-79% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    540 N 13th Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19123
    (215) 299-8801

    Grades: 9-12 | 476 students
  • Penn Alexander School Math: 78% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    4209 Spruce St
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    (215) 823-5465

    Grades: K-8 | 576 students
  • Bodine William W High School Magnet School
    Math: 70-74% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1101 N 4th St
    Philadelphia, PA 19123
    (215) 351-7332

    Grades: 9-12 | 513 students
  • Meredith William M School Math: 70% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    725 S 5th St
    Philadelphia, PA 19147
    (215) 351-7360

    Grades: K-8 | 573 students
  • Greenberg Joseph School Math: 72% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    600 Sharon Ln
    Philadelphia, PA 19115
    (215) 961-2002

    Grades: K-8 | 789 students
  • Arts Academy At Benjamin Rush Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    11081 Knights Rd
    Philadelphia, PA 19154
    (215) 281-2603

    Grades: 9-12 | 627 students
  • The Science Leadership Academy At Beeber Magnet School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    5925 Malvern Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19131
    (215) 979-5320

    Grades: 9-12 | 482 students
  • 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
  • Greenfield Albert M School Math: 59% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2200 Chestnut St
    Philadelphia, PA 19103
    (215) 299-3566

    Grades: K-8 | 614 students
  • Jenks Abram School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2501 S 13th St
    Philadelphia, PA 19148
    (215) 952-6224

    Grades: K-5 | 291 students
  • Mccall Gen George A School Math: 59% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    325 S 7th St
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
    (215) 351-7350

    Grades: K-8 | 720 students
  • Frank Anne School Math: 56% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2000 Bowler St
    Philadelphia, PA 19115
    (215) 961-2005

    Grades: PK-5 | 1,302 student
  • Comly Watson School Math: 54% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1001 Byberry Rd
    Philadelphia, PA 19116
    (215) 961-2008

    Grades: K-5 | 491 students
  • Hill Freedman World Academy Magnet School
    Math: 42% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1100 E. Mt. Pleasant Ave.
    Philadelphia, PA 19150
    (215) 276-5260

    Grades: 6-12 | 634 students
  • Baldi C C A Middle School Math: 46% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    8801 Verree Rd
    Philadelphia, PA 19115
    (215) 961-2003

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,422 student
  • Philadelphia Military Academy At Elverson Magnet School
    Math: 30-39% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2118-2160 N 13th Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19122
    (215) 684-5091

    Grades: 9-12 | 305 students
  • Loesche William H School Math: 51% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    595 Tomlinson Rd
    Philadelphia, PA 19116
    (215) 961-2000

    Grades: PK-5 | 875 students
  • Amy Nw Magnet School
    Math: 21% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    6000 Ridge Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19128
    (215) 951-5200

    Grades: 6-8 | 305 students
  • Kirkbride Eliza B School Math: 40% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1501 S 7th St
    Philadelphia, PA 19147
    (215) 952-6214

    Grades: PK-8 | 577 students
  • John Hancock Demonstration School Math: 38% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3700 Morrell Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19114
    (215) 281-2604

    Grades: K-8 | 734 students
  • Constitution High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    18 S 7th St
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
    (215) 351-7310

    Grades: 9-12 | 391 students
  • Franklin Learning Center Magnet School
    Math: 39% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    616 N 15th St
    Philadelphia, PA 19130
    (215) 684-5916

    Grades: 9-12 | 879 students
  • Powel Samuel School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    301 N 36th St
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    (215) 823-8201

    Grades: K-4 | 264 students
  • Fell D Newlin School Math: 42% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    900 W Oregon Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19148
    (215) 952-6237

    Grades: K-8 | 552 students
  • Swenson Arts & Technology High School Vocational School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2750 Red Lion Road
    Philadelphia, PA 19114
    (215) 961-2009

    Grades: 9-12 | 640 students
  • Conwell Russell Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 31% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1849 E Clearfield St
    Philadelphia, PA 19134
    (215) 291-4722

    Grades: 5-8 | 405 students
  • Crossan Kennedy C School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    7350 Bingham St
    Philadelphia, PA 19111
    (215) 728-5014

    Grades: K-5 | 354 students
  • Hackett Horatio B School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2161 E York Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19125
    (215) 291-4706

    Grades: PK-5 | 404 students
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