Building 21



Building 21 Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Building 21 Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 154
10 135
11 0
12 0

Building 21 is a public high school of the Philadelphia City School District located in Philadelphia, PA. It has 289 students in grades 9th through 10th. Building 21 is the 658th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 14,964th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 36.1 to 1.

Total Students: 289
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 36.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 8

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Building 21 Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 145
(50%)
18,615
(50%)
 Female 144
(50%)
18,385
(50%)

Building 21 Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 182
(63%)
20,003
(54%)
 Hispanic 89
(31%)
6,405
(17%)
 White 10
(3%)
5,363
(14%)
 Two or More 5
(2%)
1,430
(4%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
3,744
(10%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
45
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
10
(0%)

Building 21 Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 289
(100%)
37,000
(100%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Not Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Building 21 is ranked 319th out of 719 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Building 21 students on free and reduced lunch assistance (100.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 45.1%. 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.

Compare Building 21 to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,398.6% 14.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
3,610.0% 36.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 100.0%
 

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Building 21
Philadelphia, PA
Public 09 - 10 289 36.1:1  
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The U School: Innovative Lab
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Youth Build Phila Cs
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Public 12 - 12 256 31.6:1 1 miles
Bethel Baptist Academy
Philadelphia, PA
Private PK - 12 60 6:1 1 miles
Carver High School
Philadelphia, PA
Public 07 - 12 871 29.3:1 1 miles
Kensington Creative & Performing Arts High School
Philadelphia, PA
Public 09 - 12 501 19.1:1 1 miles
Philadelphia Military Academy at Elverson
Philadelphia, PA
Public 09 - 12 313 18.1:1 1 miles
Jw Hallahan Catholic Girls' High School
Philadelphia, PA
Private 09 - 12 466 18:1 2 miles
Roman Catholic High School
Philadelphia, PA
Private 09 - 12 953 21:1 2 miles
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Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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