Roxborough High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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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:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
6498 Ridge Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19128
Phone
(215) 400-3400
District
PHILADELPHIA CITY SD
County
PHILADELPHIA COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
732
Classroom Teachers
51

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

1

(10 is best)

Better than 6.1% of PA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

1

(10 is best)

Roxborough High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 20 68
Proficiency in Reading 22 72
Proficiency in Math 17 64

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.45
AVG FOR DISTRICT 16.68
AVG FOR STATE 14.41
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 277 37.8%
Grade 10 149 20.4%
Grade 11 147 20.1%
Grade 12 159 21.7%
Total 732 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 7.9% 15.0% 67.2%
Black 87.0% 52.6% 15.6%
Hispanic 4.1% 22.7% 12.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.7% 9.3% 4.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.3% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 100.0% 99.9% 50.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 100.0% 99.9% 47.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.0% 2.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 1,575,522 12,807,060
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 11,052.2 285
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.8% 5.5%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.0% 18.1%
20-44 YEARS OLD 38.5% 31.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 23.4% 27.6%
65 OR OLDER 13.2% 17.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 594,778 5,025,132
Single Parent Households With Children 15.6% 9.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 83.9% 90.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 28.6% 30.8%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 8.4% 11.9%
$100,000 - $149,999 10.7% 14.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 9.9% 12.9%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.0% 17.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 18.2% 17.4%
$15,000 - $29,999 17.1% 14.4%
$15,000 or less 19.7% 10.8%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,071 $926,668,692 25.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $464 $60,808,128 1.7%
Staff $504 $66,050,208 1.8%
General Administration $469 $61,463,388 1.7%
School Administration $504 $66,050,208 1.8%
Operation $1,553 $203,523,756 5.5%
Transportation $328 $42,985,056 1.2%
Other $490 $64,215,480 1.7%
Total Support $4,312 $565,096,224 15.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $16,704 $2,189,092,608 59.5%
Total Expenditures $28,087 $3,680,857,524 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,896 $15,296,383,825 47.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $754 $1,296,381,368 4.1%
Staff $485 $834,788,761 2.6%
General Administration $407 $700,593,099 2.2%
School Administration $679 $1,166,961,546 3.7%
Operation $1,379 $2,370,760,450 7.4%
Transportation $658 $1,131,007,639 3.5%
Other $502 $863,081,015 2.7%
Total Support $4,864 $8,363,493,792 26.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,815 $8,279,612,322 25.9%
Total Expenditures $18,575 $31,939,427,199 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%