Shawmont School

  • Shawmont School serves 521 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 27% (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 49% (which is lower 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 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Shawmont School's student population of 521 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students521 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Shawmont School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Shawmont School is 0.65, 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#2381 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
6%
11%
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Black
39%
15%
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White
43%
66%
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Two or more races
11%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Shawmont School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.650.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
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 Shawmont School 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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