West Philadelphia High School

4700 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19139 | (215) 471-2902
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 829
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5 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 829 high school students from grades 9-12
  • Ranks 638th out of 639 high schools in PA.
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Corrective Action 2 (seventh year)
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Clifton James
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: 829
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 72.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 11.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 437 (52.7%)
  • Females: 388 (46.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: - (-)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 826 (99.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 826 (99.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
West Philadelphia High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.1%
Black80897.5%
Asian60.7%
Hispanic60.7%
White40.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For West Philadelphia High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade24930.0%
10th Grade21525.9%
11th Grade18121.8%
12th Grade18422.2%
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:
52.4%
District:
57.4%
Dropout Rate
School:
7.7%
District:
4.1%
Post Graduate Profiles (2010)
Percent College Bound
School:
0.5%
District:
51.3%
State:
72.6%
Percent Enrolling in 2-Year or 4-Year College/University
School:
0.5%
District:
48.6%
State:
69.4%
Source: PA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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2 reviews for West Philadelphia High School

  • Reviewed by Community Member on September 23, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • PHILADELPHIA BLACK RADICAL CONGRESS
    (a 501-(c)-3 not-for-profit organization)
    P.O. BOX 27423
    PHILADELPHIA, PA 19118
    Radical means getting to the root causes of society’s problems and working for root level solutions.

    The Philadelphia Area Black Radical Congress Invites You To
    A FORUM
    PEACE IN THE COMMUNITY
    PEACE IN THE WORLD
    HOW DO WE STOP THE VIOLENCE?

    Sunday, September 26, 2010 - 2 to 4 P.M.
    Free Library of Philadelphia, 1901 Vine St.
    Skyline Room, 4th Floor

    A panel of speakers will share their organization’s experiences with violence in the community. They will tell how they are dealing with it and what they think are the causes of violence. They will share their ideas on what is needed to stop the violence. Some of the panel speakers are: Vernetta Burger, Mothers In Charge;
    Rev. Isaac Miller, former pastor of Church of the Advocate; Elisabeth Leonard, United For Peace and Justice Delaware Valley Network; Education Not Incarceration; Michael Coard, Attorney-at law. Bilal Qayyum, Father’s Day Committee; Ahnivah Williams, Philadelphia Unemployment Project; Saburah Abdul-Kabir, Philadelphia Collaborative Violence Prevention Center; Mark Harrell, Men United for A Better Philadelphia.
    A discussion will follow the presentation.

    http://groups.google.com/group/philadelphia-area-black-radical-congress-loc-inc

    For Information: 215-848-1806 or 267-259-7196
    Demand Change
    Join us in Washington, DC on 10.2.10 www.onenationworkingtogether.org

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