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Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush
  • Public, Magnet
  • PHILADELPHIA, PA

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade B minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A+
  7. Administration
    grade A
  8. Sports
    grade C
  9. Food
    grade A
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B+

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Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush is an above average, public, magnet school located in PHILADELPHIA, PA. It has 647 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 19 to 1. According to state test scores, 72% of students are at least proficient in math and 77% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
77%
Percent Proficient - Math
72%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1070
207 responses
Average ACT
23
21 responses
AP Enrollment
8%

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Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$78,852
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,187
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$212,294
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 22 responses
Poll
82%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 22 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 52 responses
  • All the shows
    38%
  • Shows
    21%
  • African American history month
    13%
  • Sporting events
    8%
  • The social justice presentation
    8%
  • Project Beautiful:loving notes on all lockers
    6%
  • Spirit Week
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
647
Free or Reduced Lunch
100%
77%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 26 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 26 responses
46%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 26 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
19:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$66,859
Teachers in First/Second Year
3.3%
95%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 38 responses
95%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 38 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 38 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$27,483 / year
National
$12,239
60%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 40 responses
28%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 40 responses
65%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 40 responses

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