Lowell James R School

450 West Nedro Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19120 | (215) 276-5272
  • Grades: PK-4
  • Student Enrollment: 965
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School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 965 preschool and elementary school students from grades PK-4
  • Ranks 1831st out of 1,895 elementary schools in PA.
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Corrective Action 2 (second year)
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 450 W Nedro Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19120
  • Principal or Admin: Rochelle Bock
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: 965
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 64.4
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 477 (49.4%)
  • Females: 449 (46.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: - (-)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 929 (96.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 929 (96.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Lowell James R School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.1%
Black57759.8%
Asian19420.1%
Hispanic13914.4%
White151.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Lowell James R School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten363.7%
Kindergarten16617.2%
1st Grade19820.5%
2nd Grade19219.9%
3rd Grade18719.4%
4th Grade18619.3%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
School:
98.1%
District:
80.0%
Source: PA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Lowell James R School performed on average much worse than most other schools across the state on PSSA state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
AYP Details (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Corrective Action 2 (second year)

PSSA - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201047.0%66.5%84.5%
200958.6%59.5%81.7%
200854.6%55.3%80.5%
 
Reading Test
201034.8%52.6%75.2%
200951.5%54.0%77.0%
200850.8%52.0%76.8%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201052.0%66.1%84.9%
200950.9%61.2%81.8%
200845.8%55.2%79.6%
 
Reading Test
201043.9%49.5%72.9%
200946.6%47.3%72.6%
200840.4%42.8%70.1%
 
Science Test
201049.1%53.3%81.4%
200952.6%53.9%83.4%
200843.3%52.8%81.5%
 
Source: PA Department of Education 2009-2010

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