Progress reports for Philadelphia schools show uneven achievement

Matthew Zalaznick's picture
Monday, May 5, 2014

The School District of Philadelphia released its School Progress Reports this week, and three times as many high schools require intervention as compared to successful “models.”

Through a grant from the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation, the district compiled data for each of its schools, including standardized test scores, progress toward graduation, school climate and post-secondary outcomes.

Six high schools were categorized as “models,” nine were marked as needing reinforcement, 12 as needing watching and 18 as needing intervention.

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