South Philadelphia 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 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
2101 S Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19148
Phone
(215) 400-8400
District
PHILADELPHIA CITY SD
County
PHILADELPHIA COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
643
Classroom Teachers
40

* According to NeighborhoodScout’s research of school performance, South Philadelphia High School ranks as one of the bottom 100 worst public schools in America.

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

1

(10 is best)

Better than 1.2% of PA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

1

(10 is best)

South Philadelphia High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

80 60 40 20 0
10%
66%
12%
71%
7%
62%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

20 17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
16
17
14
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 29 4.5%
Grade 9 191 29.7%
Grade 10 169 26.3%
Grade 11 141 21.9%
Grade 12 113 17.6%
Total 643 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 10.6% 15.0% 66.6%
Black 51.2% 51.1% 15.5%
Hispanic 23.6% 24.0% 13.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 14.5% 9.6% 4.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.3% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 100.0% 99.5% 45.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 100.0% 99.5% 43.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.0% 2.4%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 1,579,075 12,801,989
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 11,077.1 285
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.7% 5.5%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.0% 18.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 38.6% 31.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 23.3% 27.3%
65 OR OLDER 13.4% 17.8%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 601,337 5,053,106
Single Parent Households With Children 15.5% 9.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 84.7% 90.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 29.7% 31.4%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 9.4% 13.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 11.0% 15.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.5% 13.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 15.8% 17.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 17.8% 17.0%
$15,000 - $29,999 16.3% 13.8%
$15,000 or less 19.1% 10.3%

Education 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%