Best Public Schools in Zip Code 19147


The 19147 zip code area of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is home to 8 schools, including 6 elementary schools and 2 high schools, all part of the Philadelphia City School District. While the district as a whole is ranked 494 out of 606 districts in Pennsylvania, several standout schools in the 19147 area are performing exceptionally well.

Two of the highest-performing schools are Academy at Palumbo, a 5-star high school that ranks 44th out of 674 Pennsylvania high schools, and Meredith William Middle School, a 5-star elementary school that ranks 25th out of 1,534 Pennsylvania elementary schools. These schools boast impressive test scores, with Meredith William Middle School having 75.8% of students proficient or better in math and 85.3% proficient or better in English Language Arts. Academy at Palumbo also stands out with a high 95.1% four-year graduation rate.

In contrast, some schools in the 19147 zip code, such as Kirkbride Eliza B School and Vare-Washington Elementary School, perform significantly below the Philadelphia City School District and Pennsylvania state averages on standardized tests. These disparities in academic performance highlight the need for continued efforts to improve educational equity and quality across all schools in the 19147 area.

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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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