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PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOLS AND NEIGHBORHOODS: WE ARE HERE TO HELP
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ABOUT Philadelphia, Pennsylvania SCHOOLS
Philadelphia schools boast a total student population of 271,478 attending 334 schools in 58 public school districts and 309 private schools. Public school revenue and expenditures vary by school district but Philadelphia public schools spend an average of $6,953 per student each year.
Student teacher ratio is an important statistic cluing parents into the probable attention their child might receive individually in a classroom setting. Philadelphia public schools average a student teacher ratio of 33:1. Philadelphia private schools average 12:1. Also, high schools in Philadelphia average a student body population of 924, while Philadelphia middle schools and elementary schools average student body populations of 581 and 557 respectively.
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WORST PERFORMING PHILADELPHIA SCHOOLS FACE THE HEAT
Philadelphia Schools at the Bottom of the Heap Face Tough Decisions
Some Philadelphia schools which are performing so badly they have been failing the No Child Left Behind Act provisions for five years in a row are facing the heat. The Schools Reform Commission recently met to discuss a series of measures to tackle the problem at dysfunctional Philadelphia public schools. Read More