Kensington Health Sciences



Kensington Health Sciences Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Kensington Health Sciences Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 100
10 129
11 108
12 97

Kensington Health Sciences is a public high school of the Philadelphia City School District located in Philadelphia, PA. It has 434 students in grades 9th through 12th. Kensington Health Sciences is the 555th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 11,894th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 28.9 to 1.

Total Students: 434
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 28.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 15

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Kensington Health Sciences Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 225
(52%)
18,385
(50%)
 Male 209
(48%)
18,615
(50%)

Kensington Health Sciences Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 243
(56%)
6,405
(17%)
 Black 140
(32%)
20,003
(54%)
 White 30
(7%)
5,363
(14%)
 Two or More 15
(3%)
1,430
(4%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
3,744
(10%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
10
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
45
(0%)

Kensington Health Sciences Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 434
(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

Kensington Health Sciences is ranked 196th out of 719 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Kensington Health Sciences 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.

Kensington Health Sciences Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 416
2006 426
2007 389
2008 505
2009 509
2010 504
2011 417
2012 363
2013 390
2014 424
2015 434

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.8
2006 19.4
2007 17.3
2008 17.2
2009 13.1
2010 12.3
2011 13.1
2012 13.8
2013 17.7
2014 17.7
2015 28.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.82692307692308
2006
2007
2008
2009 1.0019646365422
2010 0.99404761904762
2011 0.99280575539568
2012 0.99173553719008
2013 0.99230769230769
2014 0.99292452830189
2015 1

Compare Kensington Health Sciences to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,398.6% 14.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,890.0% 28.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 100.0%
 

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