Adaire Alexander School

1300 East Palmer St, Philadelphia, PA 19125 | (215) 291-4712
  • Grades: KG-8
  • Student Enrollment: 438
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4 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 1300 E Palmer St, Philadelphia, PA 19125
  • Principal or Admin: Robert Mcgrogan
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: 438
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 29.4
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 212 (48.4%)
  • Females: 212 (48.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: - (-)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 435 (99.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 435 (99.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Adaire Alexander School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black276.2%
Asian61.4%
Hispanic194.3%
White37184.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Adaire Alexander School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten4811.0%
1st Grade5512.6%
2nd Grade5612.8%
3rd Grade4410.0%
4th Grade378.4%
5th Grade6013.7%
6th Grade439.8%
7th Grade4911.2%
8th Grade4610.5%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
School:
100.0%
District:
80.0%
Graduation and Dropout Rates (2010)
Dropout Rate
School:
3.2%
District:
4.1%
Source: PA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 4

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2 reviews for Adaire Alexander School

  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on August 16, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • By far the Best School around! I love everything about it. The staff is excellent!
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on August 20, 2009
  • Rating: 3 (3 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i had my child here and loved it until i moved

Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Adaire Alexander School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on PSSA state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Writing
AYP Details (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Made AYP

PSSA - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201071.4%66.5%84.5%
200958.8%59.5%81.7%
200864.7%55.3%80.5%
 
Reading Test
201069.0%52.6%75.2%
200964.7%54.0%77.0%
200858.8%52.0%76.8%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201091.6%66.1%84.9%
200967.3%61.2%81.8%
200876.5%55.2%79.6%
 
Reading Test
201083.3%49.5%72.9%
200950.0%47.3%72.6%
200861.8%42.8%70.1%
 
Science Test
201065.7%53.3%81.4%
200976.5%53.9%83.4%
200861.8%52.8%81.5%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201056.9%52.3%74.4%
200957.6%52.4%73.5%
200858.9%49.6%73.2%
 
Reading Test
201053.5%40.3%64.1%
200939.4%40.0%64.5%
200848.8%36.2%61.6%
 
Writing Test
201012.5%35.0%61.8%
2009---
200828.9%28.3%57.3%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201074.4%57.2%78.0%
200973.8%54.3%75.7%
200863.4%49.6%72.3%
 
Reading Test
201074.4%45.2%68.8%
200954.7%42.7%67.6%
200855.8%40.1%66.9%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201086.0%57.1%77.9%
200967.5%53.7%75.3%
200869.1%48.4%70.6%
 
Reading Test
201086.0%53.3%73.5%
200955.9%50.2%71.4%
200869.1%47.8%70.0%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201068.2%55.6%75.2%
200954.4%50.6%71.3%
200866.2%48.8%70.3%
 
Reading Test
201079.6%67.0%81.9%
200963.2%62.0%80.5%
200881.7%55.9%78.3%
 
Science Test
201024.4%25.9%57.2%
200924.6%22.2%54.8%
200821.5%21.0%52.7%
 
Writing Test
201056.2%52.4%75.2%
2009---
200869.1%40.8%69.1%
 
Source: PA Department of Education 2009-2010

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