Pepper George Middle School (Closed 2014)

  • 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 OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students407 students
Pepper George Middle School Total Students (1989-2013)
Gender %Pepper George Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
Pepper George Middle School Total Teachers (1989-2013)
Students by GradePepper George Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
Pepper George Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2013)
Asian
7%
4%
Pepper George Middle School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
1%
10%
Pepper George Middle School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
87%
15%
Pepper George Middle School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
4%
68%
Pepper George Middle School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Pepper George Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic GroupsPepper George Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownPA 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.
0.240.51
Pepper George Middle School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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 (2001-2013)
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 NamePhiladelphia City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
215
3
Number of Students Managed131,6661,497
Philadelphia City School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$2,831 MM$21 MM
Philadelphia City School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$2,951 MM$20 MM
Philadelphia City School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$19,677$12,967
Philadelphia City School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$20,504$12,300
Philadelphia City School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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