Top 10 Best 19121 Pennsylvania Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 3,948 students in 19121, PA (there are 7 private schools, serving 989 private students). 80% of all K-12 students in 19121, PA are educated in public schools (compared to the PA state average of 86%).
The top ranked public schools in 19121, PA are Carver High School, Vaux High School: A Big Picture School and Kelley William D School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in zipcode 19121 have an average math proficiency score of 10% (versus the Pennsylvania public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 25% (versus the 55% statewide average). Schools in 19121, PA have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Pennsylvania public schools.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Pennsylvania public school average of 38% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best 19121, PA Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Carver High School
Magnet School
(Math: 58% | Reading: 94%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1600 W Norris St
Philadelphia, PA 19121
(215) 400-7380
Grades: 7-12
| 877 students
Rank: #22.
Vaux High School: A Big Picture School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2300 W Master St
Philadelphia, PA 19121
(267) 687-1172
Grades: 9-12
| 329 students
Rank: #33.
Kelley William D School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1601 N 28th St
Philadelphia, PA 19121
(215) 400-7370
Grades: PK-8
| 242 students
Rank: #44.
Morris Robert School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2600 W Thompson St
Philadelphia, PA 19121
(215) 400-7320
Grades: PK-8
| 189 students
Rank: #55.
Duckrey Tanner School
(Math: 3% | Reading: 18%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1501 W Diamond St
Philadelphia, PA 19121
(215) 400-7350
Grades: K-8
| 484 students
Rank: #66.
Gideon Edward School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2817 W Glenwood Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19121
(215) 400-7360
Grades: PK-8
| 201 students
Rank: #77.
Blaine James G School
(Math: 5% | Reading: 11%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3001 W Berks St
Philadelphia, PA 19121
(215) 400-7330
Grades: PK-8
| 369 students
Rank: #88.
Dick William School
(Math: 3% | Reading: 14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2498 W Diamond St
Philadelphia, PA 19121
(215) 400-7340
Grades: K-8
| 387 students
Rank: #99.
Alliance For Progress Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 2% | Reading: 16%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1821-39 Cecil B Moore Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19121
(215) 232-4892
Grades: K-8
| 562 students
Rank: #1010.
Meade Gen George C School
(Math: 2% | Reading: 9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1600 N 18th St
Philadelphia, PA 19121
(215) 400-7310
Grades: PK-8
| 308 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in 19121 Pennsylvania

19121, Pennsylvania Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1435 North 26th St
Philadelphia, PA 19121
(215) 684-5080
Grades: 4-12
| n/a students
2118 West Norris St
Philadelphia, PA 19121
(215) 684-5063
Grades: PK-8
| n/a students
3133 Ridge Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19121
(215) 684-5077
Grades: PK-8
| 371 students
1429 North 24th St
Philadelphia, PA 19121
(215) 684-5061
Grades: PK-8
| 402 students
2300 W Master St
Philadelphia, PA 19121
(215) 400-4000
Grades: 9
| 118 students
2300 West Master St
Philadelphia, PA 19121
(215) 684-5068
Grades: 9-12
| 280 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in 19121, PA?
The top ranked public schools in 19121, PA include Carver High School, Vaux High School: A Big Picture School and Kelley William D School.
How many public schools are located in 19121, PA?
10 public schools are located in 19121, PA.
What percentage of students in 19121, PA go to public school?
80% of all K-12 students in 19121, PA are educated in public schools (compared to the PA state average of 86%).
What is the racial composition of students in 19121, PA?
19121, PA public schools minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Pennsylvania public schools average of 38% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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