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Parkway West High School
  • Public, Magnet
  • PHILADELPHIA, PA

Report Card

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

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Parkway West High School is a public, magnet school located in PHILADELPHIA, PA. It has 321 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 35% of students are at least proficient in math and 35% in reading.

About

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
35%
Percent Proficient - Math
35%
Average Graduation Rate
67%
Average SAT
890
66 responses
Average ACT
24
7 responses
AP Enrollment
20%

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Living in the Area

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$30,886
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$850
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$89,449
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
71%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 7 responses
Poll
14%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 7 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 6 responses
  • Spirit Week
    50%
  • The occasional Talent Shows we have
    50%

Students

Diversity
grade C
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
321
Free or Reduced Lunch
100%
25%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 8 responses
25%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 8 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 8 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$66,859
Teachers in First/Second Year
5.9%
44%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 9 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 9 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 9 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$27,483 / year
National
$12,239
30%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 10 responses
10%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 10 responses
30%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 10 responses

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