PROFICIENCY 50% 6% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
50%Independence CS
37%Philadelphia
53%Pennsylvania

Independence Cs is a school servicing grades KG to 8 and is located in the district of "Independence CS" in Philadelphia, PA. There are a total of 814 students and 54 teachers at Independence Cs, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 329 free lunch students and 86 reduced lunch students.

Independence Cs has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 50.0%, which is 6% lower than the Pennsylvania average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students814
Teachers54
Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch329
Reduced lunch86

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Independence Cs, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All40%
350-54%
440-44%
530-34%
645-49%
730-34%
835-39%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All60%
380-84%
445-49%
565-69%
655-59%
750-54%
860-64%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Independence Cs race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictPennsylvaniaNational
Caucasian 24.5% 24.5% 68.3% 51.1%
African American 55.6% 55.6% 14.5% 15.9%
Asian 4.6% 4.6% 3.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 14.0% 14.0% 10.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.3% 1.3% 2.9% 3.1%

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Arthur Chester A School20%0.4Philadelphia, PA
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Freire Cs30%0.6Philadelphia, PA
Greenfield Albert M School54%0.7Philadelphia, PA
Christopher Columbus Cs47%0.7Philadelphia, PA
Childs George W School24%0.7Philadelphia, PA
Jackson Andrew School28%0.8Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia demographics profile

StatisticPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaNational
Population1,559,93812,783,977318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)11,62627791
Median age33.940.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)38%56%55%
Speak English78%89%79%
Speak Spanish10%5%13%

Education level achieved in Philadelphia

IndexPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade79.9%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school78.5%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college49.1%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.9%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.3%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters10.9%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.7%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.4%1.4%1.3%
Source: The Independence Cs data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.