Samuel Pennypacker School

  • Samuel Pennypacker School serves 421 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 4% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 19% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Samuel Pennypacker School's student population of 421 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students421 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Samuel Pennypacker School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Samuel Pennypacker School is 0.11, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#2722 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
4%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Hispanic
1%
11%
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Black
94%
15%
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White
n/a
66%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Samuel Pennypacker School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.110.26
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Samuel Pennypacker School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePhiladelphia City SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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