Philadelphia Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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Philadelphia City Sd School District Details

Philadelphia City Sd School District
440 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130

130,617 Students enrolled in District

217 Schools in District

17 Students Per Classroom (State average is 14)

Philadelphia City Sd School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

(10 is best)

Better than of PA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
30%
54%
37%
62%
23%
45%
30%
54%
37%
62%
23%
45%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Academy At Palumbo School
1100 Catharine St
Philadelphia, PA, 19147
09-12
Adaire Alexander School
1300 E Palmer St
Philadelphia, PA, 19125
KG-08
Allen Dr Ethel School
3200 W Lehigh Ave
Philadelphia, PA, 19132
PK-08
Allen Ethan School
6329 Battersby St
Philadelphia, PA, 19149
KG-08
Amy At Martin School
3380 Richmond St
Philadelphia, PA, 19134
06-08
Amy Nw School
6000 Ridge Ave
Philadelphia, PA, 19128
06-08
Anderson Add B School
1034 S 60th St
Philadelphia, PA, 19143
PK-08
Arthur Chester A School
2000 Catharine St
Philadelphia, PA, 19146
KG-08
Arts Academy At Benjamin Rush School
11081 Knights Rd
Philadelphia, PA, 19154
09-12
Bache-Martin School
2201 Brown St
Philadelphia, PA, 19130
PK-08
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 15.0% 66.6%
Black 51.1% 15.5%
Hispanic 24.0% 13.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 9.6% 4.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.3%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 99.5% 45.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 99.5% 43.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 2.4%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,668 $975,392,000 29.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $535 $68,044,000 2.1%
Staff $561 $71,369,000 2.2%
General Administration $420 $53,466,000 1.6%
School Administration $569 $72,382,000 2.2%
Operation $1,660 $211,209,000 6.4%
Transportation $366 $46,533,000 1.4%
Other $579 $73,691,000 2.2%
Total Support $4,691 $596,694,000 18.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $13,730 $1,746,514,000 52.6%
Total Expenditures $26,089 $3,318,600,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,346 $16,077,487,000 48.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $803 $1,381,005,000 4.2%
Staff $512 $881,127,000 2.7%
General Administration $418 $719,532,000 2.2%
School Administration $711 $1,222,378,000 3.7%
Operation $1,450 $2,494,170,000 7.5%
Transportation $686 $1,180,197,000 3.6%
Other $534 $919,352,000 2.8%
Total Support $5,114 $8,797,761,000 26.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,756 $8,181,559,000 24.7%
Total Expenditures $19,217 $33,056,807,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%