Overbrook High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
3.9
Math Proficiency
1.4
Reading Proficiency
1.6
Student/Teacher Ratio
17:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,392 Students
  • 80 Teachers

Overbrook High School
5898 LANCASTER AVE
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19131

Phone: (215) 581-5507

District: The School District of Philadelphia

Overview

At Overbrook High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Overbrook High School is 15 percent. The student body makeup is 53 percent male and 47 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 99 percent. Overbrook High School is 1 of 58 high schools in the The School District of Philadelphia.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded None
National Rank
Unranked

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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 1,392
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 99%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 88%
Full-Time Teachers 80

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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 18%
Proficient in Math 11%
College Readiness Index 3.9

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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 No
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 58
Total Students 40,465
Proficient in Reading (district average) 42%
Proficient in Math (district average) 36%
College Readiness (district average) 13.4

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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

Nearby Schools

Overbrook High School is 1 of 58 schools in the The School District of Philadelphia.

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