Science Leadership Academy

  • Science Leadership Academy serves 489 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 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%.

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School Overview

  • Science Leadership Academy's student population of 489 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students489 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Science Leadership Academy's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Science Leadership Academy is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. 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#42 out of 2,835 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
11%
4%
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Hispanic
12%
11%
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Black
36%
15%
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White
34%
66%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Science Leadership Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.730.27
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Graduation Rate90-94%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
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 Science Leadership Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2014-15 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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