Best Public Schools in Zip Code 19142


The 19142 zip code area of Philadelphia is home to 7 schools, including 5 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 1 high school. These schools serve a predominantly low-income, African American student population and face significant challenges in academic performance and student outcomes.

The standout schools in this area include Southwest Leadership Academy Charter School, which has the highest enrollment but struggles with very low test scores and a high dropout rate. The only high school in the area, Bartram John - Main, also has concerning performance on Keystone Exams and a relatively low graduation rate. In contrast, Philadelphia Montessori Charter School appears to perform better on PSSA tests and has a lower student-teacher ratio.

Overall, the schools in the 19142 zip code area face significant socioeconomic challenges that impact their academic performance. While the charter schools show some differences in outcomes, the majority of the schools in this community are underperforming compared to state averages. Addressing the underlying factors and implementing targeted interventions will be crucial to improving educational opportunities and outcomes for the students in this Philadelphia City School District and Philadelphia Montessori Charter School community.

Cities Near Zip Code 19142

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

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