Philadelphia Learning Academy - South



Philadelphia Learning Academy - South Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Philadelphia Learning Academy - South Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 15
8 16
9 40
10 55
11 75
12 25

Philadelphia Learning Academy - South is a public high school of the Philadelphia City School District located in Philadelphia, PA. It has 226 students in grades 7th through 12th. Philadelphia Learning Academy - South is the 702nd largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 16,398th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.8 to 1.

Total Students: 226
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.67

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Philadelphia Learning Academy - South Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 134
(59%)
20,208
(50%)
 Female 92
(41%)
19,889
(50%)

Philadelphia Learning Academy - South Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 208
(92%)
22,915
(57%)
 Hispanic 9
(4%)
6,507
(16%)
 White 5
(2%)
6,063
(15%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
686
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
76
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
3,849
(10%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Philadelphia Learning Academy - South Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 157
(69%)
28,655
(71%)
 Not Eligible 69
(31%)
10,782
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
1,036
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Philadelphia Learning Academy - South is ranked 512th out of 0 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Philadelphia Learning Academy - South students on free and reduced lunch assistance (69.5%) is significantly 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.

Philadelphia Learning Academy - South Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2009 0
2010 241
2011 151
2012 226

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 0
2010 16.6
2011 9.4
2012 12.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009
2010 0.50207468879668
2011 0.4635761589404
2012 0.69469026548673

Compare Philadelphia Learning Academy - South to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,280.0% 12.8:1
 
1,399.9% 14.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 37.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 69.5%
 

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