Furness Horace High School

1900 South 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19148 | (215) 952-6226
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 643
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1 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 643 high school students from grades 9-12
  • Ranks 584th out of 639 high schools in PA.
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Corrective Action 2 (fifth year)
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 1900 S 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19148
  • Principal or Admin: Hiromi Stone
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: 643
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 63.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 10.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 331 (51.5%)
  • Females: 307 (47.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: - (-)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 640 (99.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 640 (99.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Furness Horace High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black29245.4%
Asian20431.7%
Hispanic629.6%
White7912.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Furness Horace High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade17927.8%
10th Grade15824.6%
11th Grade12619.6%
12th Grade18028.0%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
School:
100.0%
District:
80.0%
Graduation and Dropout Rates (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
55.6%
District:
57.4%
Dropout Rate
School:
8.2%
District:
4.1%
Post Graduate Profiles (2010)
Percent College Bound
School:
90.6%
District:
51.3%
State:
72.6%
Percent Enrolling in 2-Year or 4-Year College/University
School:
90.6%
District:
48.6%
State:
69.4%
Source: PA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for Furness Horace High School

  • Reviewed by Student on January 11, 2010
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This school lacks the very foundation of a prepatory college system. They dont push you here at all. The whole school is just not where they should be academic wise I think there should be a law against this kind of education.

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