The U School: Innovative Lab

  • The U School: Innovative Lab serves 265 students in grades 9-11.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 11-19% (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 11-19% (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 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • The U School: Innovative Lab's student population of 265 students has grown by 61% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 300% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-11
Total Students265 students
Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of The U School: Innovative Lab by grade.

School Comparison

  • The U School: Innovative Lab's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 41:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of The U School: Innovative Lab is 0.33, 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--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
46%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
63%
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
Asian
1%
4%
Hispanic
13%
11%
Black
81%
15%
White
4%
66%
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in The U School: Innovative Lab.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.330.27
Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
41%
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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