West Philadelphia High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
5.8
Math Proficiency
1.4
Reading Proficiency
1.7
Student/Teacher Ratio
13:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 803 Students
  • 60 Teachers

West Philadelphia High School
4700 WALNUT ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19139

Phone: (215) 471-2902

District: The School District of Philadelphia

Overview

At West Philadelphia High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at West Philadelphia High School is 23 percent. The student body makeup is 54 percent male and 46 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 99 percent. West Philadelphia 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 803
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 99%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 100%
Full-Time Teachers 60

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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 19%
Proficient in Math 13%
College Readiness Index 5.8

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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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Nearby Schools

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

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