Penn Alexander School

4209 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19104 | (215) 823-5465
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 577
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 577 preschool and elementary school students from grades PK-8
  • Ranks 206th out of 875 middle schools in PA.
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Made AYP
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Sheila Sydnor
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 577
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 34.8
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 262 (45.4%)
  • Females: 270 (46.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: - (-)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 540 (93.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 540 (93.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Penn Alexander School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian71.2%
Black23841.2%
Asian8114.0%
Hispanic335.7%
White17330.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Penn Alexander School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten376.4%
Kindergarten539.2%
1st Grade7913.7%
2nd Grade7412.8%
3rd Grade7813.5%
4th Grade6210.7%
5th Grade6010.4%
6th Grade396.8%
7th Grade518.8%
8th Grade447.6%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
School:
24.3%
District:
80.0%
Source: PA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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