Parkway-Center City School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#1,604
College Readiness Index
24.0
Math Proficiency
2.8
Reading Proficiency
2.8
Student/Teacher Ratio
22:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 376 Students
  • 17 Teachers

Parkway-Center City School
540 NORTH 13TH ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19123

Phone: (215) 299-8801

District: The School District of Philadelphia

Overview

Parkway-Center City School is ranked 39th within Pennsylvania. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Parkway-Center City School is 58 percent. The student body makeup is 39 percent male and 61 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 98 percent. Parkway-Center City 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 Silver
National Rank
#1604
State Rank
#39
Magnet Rank
#226

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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 376
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 98%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 43%
Full-Time Teachers 17

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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 68%
Proficient in Math 69%
College Readiness Index 24.0

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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 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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Nearby Schools

Parkway-Center City School is 1 of 58 schools in the The School District of Philadelphia.

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