South Philadelphia High School



South Philadelphia High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Philadelphia High School Students by Grade
PK 32
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 191
10 163
11 125
12 147

South Philadelphia High School is a public high school of the Philadelphia City School District located in Philadelphia, PA. It has 658 students in grades 9th through 12th. South Philadelphia High School is the 386th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 8,594th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.2 to 1.

Total Students: 658
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 53.81

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South Philadelphia High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 383
(58%)
20,208
(50%)
 Female 275
(42%)
19,889
(50%)

South Philadelphia High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 361
(55%)
22,915
(57%)
 Asian 187
(28%)
3,849
(10%)
 Hispanic 56
(9%)
6,507
(16%)
 White 44
(7%)
6,063
(15%)
 Two or More 9
(1%)
686
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
76
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

South Philadelphia High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 626
(95%)
28,655
(71%)
 Not Eligible 32
(5%)
10,782
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
1,036
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

South Philadelphia High School is ranked 67th out of 0 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Philadelphia High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.1%) 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.

South Philadelphia High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1627
2006 1316
2007 1476
2008 1186
2009 942
2010 917
2011 966
2012 658

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23.6
2006 18.5
2007 17.4
2008 14.4
2009 10.5
2010 11.7
2011 15.9
2012 12.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.82544560540873
2006 0.92173252279635
2007 0.82791327913279
2008 0.86256323777403
2009 0.96709129511677
2010 0.96074154852781
2011 0.75465838509317
2012 0.95136778115502

Compare South Philadelphia High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,220.0% 12.2:1
 
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 95.1%
 

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