Sullivan James J School

  • Sullivan James J School serves 766 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • 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 13% (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 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Sullivan James J School's student population of 766 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students766 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sullivan James J School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sullivan James J School is 0.66, 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#2825 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
4%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
29%
11%
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Black
49%
15%
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White
9%
66%
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Two or more races
13%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sullivan James J School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.660.27
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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 Sullivan James J 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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