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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 304 public schools in Philadelphia County, PA, serving 192,172 students.
  • Philadelphia County, PA public school have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the Pennsylvania public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 38% (versus the 63% statewide average). Schools in Philadelphia County have an average ranking in the bottom 50% of Pennsylvania public schools.
  • The top ranked public school in Philadelphia County, PA are Central High School, Masterman Julia R Sec School and Franklin Towne Chs. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • 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).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is more than the Pennsylvania public school average of 15:1.

Top Philadelphia County Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Academy At Palumbo Magnet School
    Math: 82% | Reading: 92%
    Rank: Top 5%
    1100 Catharine St
    Philadelphia, PA 19147
    (215)351-7618

    Grades: 9-12 | 916 students
  • Act Academy Cyber Charter School Charter School
    Math: 11-19% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2111 Eastburn Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19138
    (267)297-1668

    Grades: 9-12 | 104 students
  • Ad Prima Charter School Charter School
    Math: 19% | Reading: 53%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3556 Frankford Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19151
    (215)883-0638

    Grades: K-8 | 589 students
  • Adaire Alexander School Math: 27% | Reading: 53%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1300 E Palmer St
    Philadelphia, PA 19125
    (215)291-4712

    Grades: K-8 | 349 students
  • Allen Dr Ethel School Math: 4% | Reading: 13%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3200 W Lehigh Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19132
    (215)227-4404

    Grades: PK-8 | 450 students
  • Allen Ethan School Math: 10% | Reading: 26%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    6329 Battersby St
    Philadelphia, PA 19149
    (215)537-2530

    Grades: K-8 | 952 students
  • Alliance For Progress Charter School Charter School
    Math: 22% | Reading: 52%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1821-39 Cecil B Moore Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19121
    (215)232-4892

    Grades: K-8 | 468 students
  • Amy At Martin Math: 11% | Reading: 41%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3380 Richmond St
    Philadelphia, PA 19134
    (215)291-4172

    Grades: 6-8 | 421 students
  • Amy Nw Magnet School
    Math: 24% | Reading: 73%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    6000 Ridge Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19128
    (215)951-5200

    Grades: 6-8 | 305 students
  • Anderson Add B School Math: 8% | Reading: 18%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1034 S 60th St
    Philadelphia, PA 19143
    (215)471-2903

    Grades: PK-8 | 475 students
  • Antonia Pantoja Community Charter School Charter School
    Math: 28% | Reading: 48%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4101 North American Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19140
    (215)455-1300

    Grades: K-8 | 697 students
  • Arthur Chester A School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2000 Catharine St
    Philadelphia, PA 19146
    (215)875-5774

    Grades: K-8 | 253 students
  • Arts Academy At Benjamin Rush Math: 65-69% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank: Top 20%
    11081 Knights Rd
    Philadelphia, PA 19154
    (215)281-2603

    Grades: 9-12 | 627 students
  • Aspira Bilingual Cyber Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4322 North 5th Street, 2nd Flo
    Philadelphia, PA 19140
    (267)291-1883

    Grades: K-12 | 261 students
  • Bache-martin School Math: 26% | Reading: 39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2201 Brown St
    Philadelphia, PA 19130
    (215)684-5074

    Grades: PK-8 | 490 students
  • Baldi C C A Middle School Math: 42% | Reading: 64%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    8801 Verree Rd
    Philadelphia, PA 19115
    (215)961-2003

    Grades: 6-8 | 1422 students
  • Barry Community John School Math: 5% | Reading: 14%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    5900 Race St.
    Philadelphia, PA 19132
    (215)581-5501

    Grades: PK-8 | 652 students
  • Barton Clara School
    4600 Rosehill St
    Philadelphia, PA 19120
    (215)456-3007

    Grades: K-2 | 696 students
  • Bartram John - Main Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2401 S 67th St
    Philadelphia, PA 19142
    (215)492-6450

    Grades: 9-12 | 518 students
  • Belmont Charter School Charter School
    Math: 8% | Reading: 22%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4030 Brown Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19103
    (215)823-8208

    Grades: K-9 | 743 students
  • Bethune Mary Mcleod School Math: 2% | Reading: 15%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3301 Old York Rd
    Philadelphia, PA 19140
    (215)227-4433

    Grades: PK-8 | 718 students
  • Blaine James G School Math: 13% | Reading: 23%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3001 W Berks St
    Philadelphia, PA 19121
    (215)684-5085

    Grades: PK-8 | 512 students
  • Blankenburg Rudolph School Math: 3% | Reading: 15%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4600 W Girard Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19131
    (215)581-5505

    Grades: PK-8 | 453 students
  • Bodine William W High School Magnet School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank: Top 20%
    1101 N 4th St
    Philadelphia, PA 19123
    (215)351-7332

    Grades: 9-12 | 513 students
  • Boys Latin Of Philadelphia Charter School Charter School
    Math: 16% | Reading: 33%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    5501 Cedar Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19143
    (215)387-5149

    Grades: 6-12 | 826 students
  • Bregy F Amedee School Math: 13% | Reading: 23%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1700 Bigler St
    Philadelphia, PA 19145
    (215)952-6218

    Grades: PK-8 | 356 students
  • Bridesburg School Math: 30% | Reading: 46%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2824 Jenks St
    Philadelphia, PA 19137
    (215)537-2515

    Grades: K-8 | 809 students
  • Brown Henry A School Math: 18% | Reading: 32%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1946 E Sergeant St
    Philadelphia, PA 19125
    (215)291-4717

    Grades: PK-8 | 494 students
  • Brown Joseph H School Math: 16% | Reading: 39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3600 Stanwood St
    Philadelphia, PA 19136
    (215)335-5650

    Grades: K-6 | 573 students
  • Bryant William C School Math: 8% | Reading: 20%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    6001 Cedar Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19143
    (215)471-2910

    Grades: PK-8 | 441 students
  • Building 21 Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    6501 Limekiln Pike
    Philadelphia, PA 19138
    (215)684-2030

    Grades: 9-12 | 357 students
  • Carnell Laura H School Math: 6% | Reading: 18%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1100 Devereaux St
    Philadelphia, PA 19111
    (215)537-2527

    Grades: K-5 | 916 students
  • Catharine Joseph School Math: 18% | Reading: 34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    6600 Chester Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19142
    (215)727-2155

    Grades: PK-5 | 560 students
  • Cayuga School Math: 10% | Reading: 17%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4344-4358 N 5th St
    Philadelphia, PA 19140
    (215)456-3167

    Grades: K-5 | 474 students
  • Central High School Magnet School
    Math: ≥99% | Reading: 97%
    Rank: Top 1%
    1700 W Olney Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19141
    (215)276-5262

    Grades: 9-12 | 2371 students
  • Show 100 more public schools in Philadelphia County, PA (out of 304 total schools)
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