Science Leadership Academy

2130 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
Science Leadership Academy serves 498 students in grades 9-12.
Science Leadership Academy placed in the top 5% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Science Leadership Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Science Leadership Academy's student population of 498 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students498 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

Science Leadership Academy is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,820 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Science Leadership Academy is 0.74, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#97 out of 2820 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio33:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
11%
4%
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Hispanic
11%
11%
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Black
35%
15%
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White
34%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.740.53
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePhiladelphia City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Science Leadership Academy is Freire Charter School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Russell Byers Charter School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Philadelphia Russell Byers Charter School Charter School
    Math: 19% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-7 | 579 students
    0.2 miles
    1911 Arch St
    Philadelphia, PA 19103
    (215) 972-1700
    0.2 PK-7 579
  • Philadelphia Freire Charter School Charter School
    Math: 27% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-12 | 977 students
    0.3 miles
    2027 Chestnut Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19103
    (215) 557-8555
    0.3 5-12 977
  • Philadelphia Greenfield Albert M School Math: 59% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-8 | 614 students
    0.3 miles
    2200 Chestnut St
    Philadelphia, PA 19103
    (215) 299-3566
    0.3 K-8 614
  • Philadelphia Masterman Julia R Sec School Magnet School
    Math: 96% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 5-12 | 1,197 student
    0.7 miles
    1699 Spring Garden St
    Philadelphia, PA 19130
    (215) 299-4661
    0.7 5-12 1,197
  • Philadelphia Philadelphia Electrical & Technical Chs Charter School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 615 students
    0.7 miles
    1420-22 Chestnut Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19102
    (267) 514-1824
    0.7 9-12 615

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