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Philadelphia City School District
  • PHILADELPHIA, PA

Report Card

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

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Philadelphia City School District is a public school district located in PHILADELPHIA, PA. It has 130,617 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 23% of students are at least proficient in math and 37% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
37%
Percent Proficient - Math
23%
Average Graduation Rate
66%
Average SAT
1080
7,455 responses
Average ACT
24
662 responses

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
130,617
Free or Reduced Lunch
99.6%

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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$66,859
Teachers in First/Second Year
5.3%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$27,483 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    59%
  • Support Services
    36%
  • Other
    5%

Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$77,720
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,846
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$454,574
National
$217,500

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