Philadelphia City School District - Pennsylvania - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
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  • Total Schools
    250
  • Students
    137,674
  • Grades
    PK, K-12
  • Reviews
    5,917 3.6
  • Ranking

Philadelphia City School District is centered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It has 137,674 students attending 250 schools in grades PK and K-12. According to state standards, 45% of students in this district are considered proficient in math and/or reading. The district has an annual budget of $2,813,912,000, spending an average of $18,241 per student. There have been 5,917 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

440 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Ratings and Reviews
3.6 from 5,917 reviews

Academics Read more about this district's academics

Top Public Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
3.00 Abraham Stockton Jenks School Public, Coed K-4 Elementary
3.66 Academy at Palumbo Public, Coed 9-12 High
2.00 Add B. Anderson School Public, Coed PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
1.66 Alain Locke School Public, Coed K-8 Elementary, Middle
2.66 Albert M. Greenfield School Public, Coed K-8 Elementary, Middle
2.66 Alexander Adaire School Public, Coed K-8 Elementary, Middle
2.33 Alexander K. McClure School Public, Coed PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
2.00 Allen M. Stearne School Public, Coed K-7 Elementary, Middle
2.66 Aloysius L. Fitzpatrick School Public, Coed PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
2.66 AMY at James Martin School (Alternative Middle Years) Public, Coed 6-8 Middle
3.00 AMY Northwest Middle School Public, Coed 6-8 Middle
2.33 Andrew Hamilton School Public, Coed K-8 Elementary, Middle
2.66 Andrew Jackson Elementary School Public, Coed PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
2.33 Andrew J. Morrison School Public, Coed K-8 Elementary, Middle
2.33 Anna B. Day School Public, Coed PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
2.33 Anna L. Lingelbach School Public, Coed K-8 Elementary, Middle
3.00 Anne Frank School Public, Coed PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
3.66 Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush Public, Coed 9-12 High
2.66 Austin Meehan Middle School Public, Coed 7-8 Middle
2.33 Avery D. Harrington School Public, Coed K-7 Elementary, Middle
2.33 Bache-Martin Elementary School Public, Coed PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
2.00 Bayard Taylor School Public, Coed K-5 Elementary
1.66 Benjamin B. Comegys School Public, Coed K-7 Elementary, Middle
1.33 Benjamin Franklin High School Public, Coed 9-12 High
2.33 Benjamin Franklin School Public, Coed K-8 Elementary, Middle
2.33 Bridesburg School Public, Coed K-6 Elementary
4.00 Carver High School Public, Coed 9-12 High
2.00 Cayuga Elementary School Public, Coed K-5 Elementary
3.00 CCA Baldi Middle School Public, Coed 6-8 Middle
4.33 Central High School Public, Coed 9-12 High
2.66 Charles W. Henry School Public, Coed K-8 Elementary, Middle
2.33 Chester A. Arthur School Public, Coed K-8 Elementary, Middle
3.00 Clara Barton Elementary School Public, Coed K-2 Elementary
2.33 Constitution High School Public, Coed 9-12 High
3.00 Cook-Wissahickon School Public, Coed PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
3.33 Creative & Performing Arts High School Public, Coed 9-12 High
1.66 Delaplaine McDaniel School Public, Coed K-8 Elementary, Middle
2.00 Dimner Beeber Middle School Public, Coed 7-8 Middle
2.66 D. Newlin Fell School Public, Coed K-8 Elementary, Middle
1.66 Dr. Ethel Allen Elementary School Public, Coed PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
1.66 Edison/Fareira High School Public, Coed 9-12 High
2.00 Edward Gideon School Public, Coed PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
2.00 Edward Steel School Public, Coed PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
2.66 Edwin Fitler Academics Plus School Public, Coed 1-8 Elementary, Middle
2.33 Edwin Forrest Elementary School Public, Coed PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary
2.33 Edwin M. Stanton School Public, Coed PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
2.00 Eleanor C. Emlen School Public, Coed PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
2.66 Eliza B. Kirkbride School Public, Coed PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
2.33 Ellwood School Public, Coed PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
2.33 Ethan Allen School Public, Coed K-8 Elementary, Middle
2.00 F. Amedee Bregy School Public, Coed PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
2.00 Feltonville Intermediate School Public, Coed 3-5 Elementary
2.00 Feltonville School of Arts & Sciences Public, Coed 6-8 Middle
2.66 Fox Chase School Public, Coed K-5 Elementary
2.33 Frances E. Willard School Public, Coed K-4 Elementary
2.66 Francis Scott Key School Public, Coed K-6 Elementary
1.66 Frankford High School Public, Coed 9-12 High
2.66 Franklin Learning Center Public, Coed 9-12 High
2.33 Franklin S. Edmonds School Public, Coed PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
3.00 Gen. George A. McCall School Public, Coed K-8 Elementary, Middle
2.00 Gen. George C. Meade School Public, Coed PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
2.00 Gen. Louis Wagner Middle School Public, Coed 6-8 Middle
2.33 Gen. Philip Kearny Elementary School Public, Coed K-8 Elementary, Middle
2.66 George Sharswood School Public, Coed PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
2.33 George Washington High School Public, Coed 9-12 High
2.66 George W. Childs School Public, Coed PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
2.33 George W. Nebinger School Public, Coed PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
2.33 Gilbert Spruance School Public, Coed PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
3.33 Girard Academic Music Program (GAMP) Public, Coed 5-12 Middle, High
3.33 Girls High School Public, All-Girls 9-12 High
3.00 Greenberg Elementary School Public, Coed K-8 Elementary, Middle
2.33 Grover Washington Jr. Middle School Public, Coed 5-8 Middle
2.33 Hamilton Disston Elementary School Public, Coed K-8 Elementary, Middle
2.33 Henry A. Brown School Public, Coed PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
2.00 Henry C. Lea School Public, Coed PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
2.33 Henry E. Houston School Public, Coed K-8 Elementary, Middle
2.33 Henry W. Lawton School Public, Coed PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
2.00 Heston Elementary School Public, Coed PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
3.33 Hill-Freedman Middle School Public, Coed 6-9 Middle
2.00 Hon. Luis Munoz-Marin Elementary School Public, Coed PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
2.00 Hopkinson Elementary School Public, Coed K-8 Elementary, Middle
2.33 Horace Furness high School Public, Coed 9-12 High
2.66 Horatio B. Hackett School Public, Coed K-5 Elementary
2.33 Isaac Sheppard School Public, Coed K-4 Elementary
3.00 James Dobson School Public, Coed K-8 Elementary, Middle
2.33 James G. Blaine School Public, Coed PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
2.00 James J. Sullivan School Public, Coed K-5 Elementary
2.33 James Logan School Public, Coed PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
2.00 James Rhoads School Public, Coed K-8 Elementary, Middle
2.33 James R. Lowell School Public, Coed PK, K-4 Pre-K, Elementary
2.00 James R. Ludlow School Public, Coed PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
2.00 Jay Cooke Elementary School Public, Coed K-8 Elementary, Middle
2.66 J. Hampton Moore School Public, Coed K-5 Elementary
1.66 John Barry Elementary School Public, Coed PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
1.33 John Bartram High School Public, Coed 9-12 High
2.00 John B. Kelly School Public, Coed K-5 Elementary
2.00 John F. Hartranft School Public, Coed K-8 Elementary, Middle
2.33 John F. McCloskey School Public, Coed PK, K-7 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
2.33 John H. Taggart School Public, Coed PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
2.00 John Marshall School Public, Coed K-5 Elementary
2.33 John Moffet School Public, Coed K-5 Elementary
2.00 John M. Patterson School Public, Coed PK, K-4 Pre-K, Elementary
2.66 John S. Jenks School Public, Coed K-8 Elementary, Middle
2.33 John Welsh School Public, Coed K-8 Elementary, Middle
2.00 John Wister School Public, Coed PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
2.33 Joseph Catharine School Public, Coed PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
2.33 Joseph H. Brown School Public, Coed K-6 Elementary
2.00 Joseph Pennell School Public, Coed PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
2.33 Jules E. Mastbaum Area Vocational/Technical School Public, Coed 9-12 High
2.33 Julia de Burgos School Public, Coed K-8 Elementary, Middle
4.33 Julia R. Masterman Secondary School Public, Coed 5-12 Middle, High
2.00 Julia Ward Howe Academics Plus School Public, Coed K-5 Elementary
2.33 Juniata Park Academy Public, Coed K-8 Elementary, Middle
2.66 Kennedy C. Crossan School Public, Coed K-5 Elementary
1.66 Kensington Business School Public, Coed 9-12 High
1.66 Kensington Creative & Performing Arts High School Public, Coed 9-12 High
1.66 Kensington Health Sciences Academy Public, Coed 9-12 High
Kensington Urban Education Academy Public, Coed 9-12 High
1.66 Lankenau High School Public, Coed 9-12 High
2.00 Laura H. Carnell School Public, Coed K-5 Elementary
2.33 Laura W. Waring School Public, Coed PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
Leeds Morris Elementary/Middle School Public, Coed 6-8 Middle
2.00 Lewis C. Cassidy Academics Plus School Public, Coed K-6 Elementary
2.33 Lewis Elkin School Public, Coed K-4 Elementary
1.66 Lincoln High School Public, Coed PK, 9-12 Pre-K, High
2.66 Louis H. Farrell School Public, Coed K-8 Elementary, Middle
2.00 Martha Washington School Public, Coed K-8 Elementary, Middle
1.66 Martin Luther King High School Public, Coed 9-12 High
2.00 Mary McLeod Bethune School Public, Coed PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
2.66 Mayfair Elementary School Public, Coed K-8 Elementary, Middle
2.66 Middle Years Alternative School Public, Coed 5-8 Middle
2.00 Mitchell Elementary School Public, Coed PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary
2.00 Morton McMichael School Public, Coed PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
2.33 Motivation High School Public, Coed 9-12 High
2.00 Murrell Dobbins CTE High School Public, Coed 9-12 High
2.66 Northeast High School Public, Coed 9-12 High
2.33 Olney Elementary School Public, Coed K-8 Elementary, Middle
3.00 Overbrook Education Center Public, Coed K-8 Elementary, Middle
2.33 Overbrook Elementary School Public, Coed PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary
1.00 Overbrook High School Public, Coed 9-12 High
2.66 Parkway Center City High School Public, Coed 9-12 High
1.66 Parkway Northwest High School Public, Coed 9-12 High
2.33 Parkway West High School Public, Coed 9-12 High
2.00 Paul L. Dunbar School Public, Coed PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
2.00 Paul Robeson High School for Human Services Public, Coed 9-12 High
3.33 Penn Alexander School Public, Coed K-8 Elementary, Middle
Penn Treaty School Public, Coed 6-12 Middle, High
2.33 Penrose School Public, Coed K-8 Elementary, Middle
2.33 Philadelphia Military Academy at Elverson Public, Coed 9-12 High
1.66 Potter-Thomas School Public, Coed K-8 Elementary, Middle
2.00 Prince Hall School Public, Coed PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
2.00 Randolph Technical High School Public, Coed 9-12 High
2.66 Rhawnhurst School Public, Coed PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
Rhodes E. Washington School Public, Coed K-8 Elementary, Middle
1.66 Richard R. Wright School Public, Coed PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
2.33 Richmond School Public, Coed K-5 Elementary
2.66 Robert B. Pollock School Public, Coed K-6 Elementary
2.33 Robert E. Lamberton School Public, Coed K-8 Elementary, Middle
2.33 Robert Morris School Public, Coed PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
1.66 Roberto Clemente Middle School Public, Coed 6-8 Middle
Roosevelt Theodore Middle School Public, Coed K-8 Elementary, Middle
1.66 Roxborough High School Public, Coed 9-12 High
2.00 Rudolph Blankenburg School Public, Coed PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
3.00 Russell Conwell Middle School Public, Coed 5-8 Middle
1.66 Samuel B. Huey School Public, Coed K-8 Elementary, Middle
2.00 Samuel Fels High School Public, Coed 9-12 High
2.00 Samuel Gompers School Public, Coed K-6 Elementary
2.00 Samuel Pennypacker School Public, Coed PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
2.66 Samuel Powel School Public, Coed K-4 Elementary
2.33 School of the Future Public, Coed 9-12 High
4.33 Science Leadership Academy Public, Coed 9-12 High
3.00 Shawmont School Public, Coed PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
2.00 Sheridan School Public, Coed K-4 Elementary
2.66 Solomon Solis-Cohen School Public, Coed PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary
2.00 South Philadelphia High School Public, Coed PK, 9-12 Pre-K, High
2.33 Southwark School Public, Coed PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
2.00 Spring Garden School Public, Coed K-8 Elementary, Middle
2.66 Stephen Decatur School Public, Coed K-8 Elementary, Middle
2.33 Stephen Girard School Public, Coed K-4 Elementary
1.00 Strawberry Mansion High School Public, Coed 9-12 High
2.00 Swenson Arts & Technology High School Public, Coed 9-12 High
2.00 Tanner Duckrey School Public, Coed K-8 Elementary, Middle
3.00 The John Hancock Demonstration Elementary School Public, Coed K-5 Elementary
2.66 The John Hancock Demonstration Middle School - Gen. Harry LaBrum Campus Public, Coed 6-8 Middle
The Sd of Philadelphia Virtual Academy Public, Coed 6-12 Middle, High
The Workshop School Public, Coed 9-12 High
1.66 Thomas G. Morton School Public, Coed K-5 Elementary
2.33 Thomas Holme Elementary School Public, Coed PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary
2.00 Thomas K. Finletter School Public, Coed PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
2.33 Thomas Mifflin School Public, Coed PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
2.00 Thomas M. Peirce School Public, Coed PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary
2.00 Thurgood Marshall School Public, Coed PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
Tilden William T. Middle School Public, Coed 5-8 Middle
Vare-Washington Elementary School Public, Coed PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
2.00 Warren G. Harding Middle School Public, Coed 6-8 Middle
3.00 Watson Comly School Public, Coed K-5 Elementary
3.00 W.B. Saul High School Public, Coed 9-12 High
2.33 Webster School Public, Coed PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
2.00 West Philadelphia High School Public, Coed 9-12 High
Widener Memorial School Public, Coed K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
1.66 William C. Bryant School Public, Coed PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
2.00 William C. Longstreth School Public, Coed PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
2.00 William Cramp School Public, Coed PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
2.00 William Dick School Public, Coed K-8 Elementary, Middle
2.00 William D. Kelley School Public, Coed PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
2.00 William H. Hunter School Public, Coed PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
3.00 William H. Loesche School Public, Coed PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
2.33 William H. Ziegler School Public, Coed K-8 Elementary, Middle
1.00 William L. Sayre Middle School Public, Coed 9-12 High
2.33 William McKinley School Public, Coed PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
3.00 William M. Meredith School Public, Coed K-8 Elementary, Middle
2.33 William Rowen School Public, Coed K-5 Elementary
3.33 William W. Bodine High School Public, Coed 9-12 High
2.66 Woodrow Wilson Middle School Public, Coed 6-8 Middle

Top Private Schools

Niche Grade Name Religion Grades Grade Level
4.33 Germantown Friends School Quaker PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
Wyncote Academy 7-12 Middle, High
3.00 Pennsylvania School for the Deaf PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
4.33 The Baldwin School PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
2.66 Delta School K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
4.33 Friends Select School Quaker PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
ATG Learning Academy 5-12 Middle, High
4.33 The Episcopal Academy Episcopal PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
4.33 The Shipley School PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
4.00 The Agnes Irwin School PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
Holy Family Institute - Ambler Day School 5-12 Middle, High
4.33 Friends Central School Quaker PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
4.33 Abington Friends School Quaker PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
4.33 William Penn Charter School Quaker PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
4.33 The Haverford School PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
4.33 George School Quaker 9-12 High
4.33 Germantown Academy PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
4.33 Moorestown Friends School Quaker PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
4.00 New Hope Academy 7-12 Middle, High
3.66 Doane Academy Episcopal PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
4.33 Springside Chestnut Hill Academy PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
Cornerstone High School Jewish 9-12 High
3.00 Urban Promise Academy Inter-/Non-denominational 9-12 High
3.33 Valley Forge Military Academy 7-12 Middle, High

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Student Demographics Read more about this district's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Female 49%
Male 51%

Student Diversity

Philadelphia City School District United States Pennsylvania
African American 53.4% 15.0% 13.3%
Hispanic 18.9% 25.0% 9.2%
White 14.2% 51.0% 71.2%
Asian 7.9% 4.8% 3.5%
Multiracial 5.4% 2.8% 2.7%
Native American 0.2% 1.1% 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0.0% 0.4% 0.1%

Enrollment

Enrollment
PreK 1.7%
Kindergarten 8.6%
Grade 1 9.4%
Grade 2 8.6%
Grade 3 8.3%
Grade 4 8.1%
Grade 5 7.5%
Grade 6 6.7%
Grade 7 6.5%
Grade 8 6.5%
Grade 9 7.8%
Grade 10 7.2%
Grade 11 6.8%
Grade 12 6.3%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this district's educational outcomes