Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush



Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 185
10 137
11 112
12 120

Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush is a public high school of the Philadelphia City School District located in Philadelphia, PA. It has 554 students in grades 9th through 12th. Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush is the 455th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 9,849th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 23.7 to 1.

Total Students: 554
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.34

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Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 399
(72%)
19,889
(50%)
 Male 155
(28%)
20,208
(50%)

Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 307
(55%)
6,063
(15%)
 Black 127
(23%)
22,915
(57%)
 Hispanic 77
(14%)
6,507
(16%)
 Asian 22
(4%)
3,849
(10%)
 Two or More 20
(4%)
686
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
76
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 272
(49%)
10,782
(27%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 218
(39%)
28,655
(71%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 64
(12%)
1,036
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush is ranked 273rd out of 0 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush students on free and reduced lunch assistance (50.9%) is higher than the state average of 37.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2008 0
2009 248
2010 386
2011 505
2012 554

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2008 0
2009 12.7
2010 16.8
2011 21.9
2012 23.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008
2009 0.4758064516129
2010 0.42487046632124
2011 0.41386138613861
2012 0.50902527075812

Compare Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,399.9% 14.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,370.0% 23.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 37.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 50.9%
 

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