Farrell Louis H School

8300 Castor Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19152 | (215) 728-5009
  • Grades: KG-8
  • Student Enrollment: 872
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5 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 872 elementary school students from grades KG-8
  • Ranks 408th out of 875 middle schools in PA.
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: School Improvement 1
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Marie Mccarthy
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: 872
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 51.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 428 (49.1%)
  • Females: 378 (43.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 59 (6.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 451 (51.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 510 (58.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Farrell Louis H School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Farrell Louis H School
  Number Percent
1st Grade10011.5%
2nd Grade849.6%
3rd Grade10311.8%
4th Grade647.3%
5th Grade8810.1%
6th Grade10712.3%
7th Grade11012.6%
8th Grade11813.5%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
Graduation and Dropout Rates (2010)
Dropout Rate
Source: PA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 5

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1 review for Farrell Louis H School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on March 20, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Hi I'm attending this school now.I believe this is a great school,even though the lunches are very bad,My friend had recently found an ant in her fruit cup, And we have ants under our table.Other than that i love this school i'm very satisfied to attend this school.The teachers,principal,and staff are great too.No wonder why there are 846 kids attending here!

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