High School of Creative and Performing Arts Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#1,144
College Readiness Index
30.2
Math Proficiency
2.8
Reading Proficiency
3.4
Student/Teacher Ratio
16:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 682 Students
  • 43 Teachers

High School of Creative and Performing Arts
901 SOUTH BROAD ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19147

Phone: (215) 952-2462

District: The School District of Philadelphia

Overview

High School of Creative and Performing Arts is ranked 36th within Pennsylvania. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at High School of Creative and Performing Arts is 63 percent. The student body makeup is 29 percent male and 71 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 68 percent. High School of Creative and Performing Arts 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.

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#1144
State Rank
#36
Magnet Rank
#180

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 682
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 68%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 100%
Full-Time Teachers 43

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Test Scores

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 86%
Proficient in Math 67%
College Readiness Index 30.2

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large City
Charter School No
Magnet School Yes
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 63
Total Students 47,433
Proficient in Reading (district average) 45%
Proficient in Math (district average) 38%
College Readiness (district average) 11.2

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