Science Leadership Academy Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
Bronze
College Readiness Index
4.0
Math Proficiency
3.2
Reading Proficiency
3.3
Student/Teacher Ratio
26:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 484 Students
  • 19 Teachers

Science Leadership Academy
2130 ARCH ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19103

Phone: (215) 979-5620

District: The School District of Philadelphia

Overview

At Science Leadership Academy, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Science Leadership Academy is 9 percent. The student body makeup is 45 percent male and 55 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 67 percent. Science Leadership Academy 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 Bronze

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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 484
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 67%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 32%
Full-Time Teachers 19

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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 85%
Proficient in Math 82%
College Readiness Index 4.0

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

Nearby Schools

Science Leadership Academy is 1 of 58 schools in the The School District of Philadelphia.

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