Top 5 Best 19142 Pennsylvania Public Elementary Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public elementary schools serving 2,521 students in 19142, PA.
The top ranked public elementary schools in 19142, PA are Patterson John M School, Philadelphia Montessori Charter School and Catharine Joseph School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public elementary schools in zipcode 19142 have an average math proficiency score of 7% (versus the Pennsylvania public elementary school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 19% (versus the 53% statewide average). Elementary schools in 19142, PA have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Pennsylvania public elementary schools.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Pennsylvania public elementary school average of 40% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best 19142, PA Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Patterson John M School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
7000 Buist Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19142
(215) 400-8190
Grades: PK-4
| 383 students
Rank: #22.
Philadelphia Montessori Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2227 Island Rd
Philadelphia, PA 19142
(215) 365-4011
Grades: PK-6
| 214 students
Rank: #33.
Catharine Joseph School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
6600 Chester Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19142
(215) 400-8150
Grades: PK-5
| 418 students
Rank: #44.
Southwest Leadership Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 5% | Reading: 19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
7101 Paschall Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19142
(215) 729-1939
Grades: K-8
| 738 students
Rank: #55.
Tilden William T MiddleSchool
(Math: 3% | Reading: 18%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
6601 Elmwood Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19142
(215) 400-8170
Grades: 5-8
| 348 students
Rank: #66.
Morton Thomas G School
(Math: 2% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2501 S 63rd St
Philadelphia, PA 19142
(215) 400-8160
Grades: K-5
| 420 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in 19142 Pennsylvania

19142, Pennsylvania Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
6615 Chester Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19142
(215) 727-1719
Grades: 9-12
| 340 students
540 North 13th St
Philadelphia, PA 19142
(215) 727-2163
Grades: 9-12
| 139 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public elementary schools in 19142, PA?
The top ranked public elementary schools in 19142, PA include Patterson John M School, Philadelphia Montessori Charter School and Catharine Joseph School.
How many public elementary schools are located in 19142, PA?
6 public elementary schools are located in 19142, PA.
What is the racial composition of students in 19142, PA?
19142, PA public elementary schools minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Pennsylvania public elementary schools average of 40% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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