Pepper George Middle School (Closed 2015)

  • Pepper George Middle School served 407 students in grades 5-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 was equal to the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 96% of the student body (majority Black), which was more than the state average of 32%.
  • Pepper George Middle School operated within the Philadelphia City School District.

School Overview

Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 407 students
Pepper George Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Pepper George Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Pepper George Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Pepper George Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Pepper George Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
7%
4%
Pepper George Middle School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
1%
10%
Pepper George Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
87%
15%
Pepper George Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
4%
68%
Pepper George Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Pepper George Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Pepper George Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Pepper George Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.24 0.25
Pepper George Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
99%
41%
Pepper George Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
5%
Pepper George Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2009)

District Comparison

School District Name Philadelphia City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
215
3
Number of Students Managed 131,666 1,497
Philadelphia City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $2,756 MM $21 MM
Philadelphia City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $2,742 MM $20 MM
Philadelphia City School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $20,020 $13,911
Philadelphia City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $19,916 $13,599
Philadelphia City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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