2013 Academic Indicators
- National Rank
- College Readiness Index
- Math Proficiency
- Reading Proficiency
- Student/Teacher Ratio
- 09–12 Grades
- 597 Students
- 61 Teachers
Furness Horace High School
1900 SOUTH 3RD ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19148
Phone: (215) 952-6226
District: The School District of Philadelphia
At Furness Horace High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Furness Horace High School is 34 percent. The student body makeup is 53 percent male and 47 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 89 percent. Furness Horace High School is 1 of 63 high schools in the The School District of Philadelphia.
Rankings / Awards
This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.
Students / Teachers
These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.
|Total Minority Enrollment (% of total)||89%|
|Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total)||99%|
U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).
|Proficient in Reading||42%|
|Proficient in Math||63%|
|College Readiness Index||13.1|
School profile information is based on government data.
|Grades Served||09 – 12|
|Receives Title I Funding||Yes|
This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.
|Proficient in Reading (district average)||45%|
|Proficient in Math (district average)||38%|
|College Readiness (district average)||11.2|
Data is based on the 2010-2011 school year.
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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.