PROFICIENCY 11% 80% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
27%Philadelphia City SD

Sullivan James J School is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Philadelphia City SD" in Philadelphia, PA. There are a total of 710 students and 41 teachers at Sullivan James J School, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 707 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Sullivan James J School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 10.5%, which is 80% lower than the Pennsylvania average.


Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch707
Reduced lunch0


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 Sullivan James J School, 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

3<= 5%
5<= 5%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

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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Sullivan James J School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 13.0% 14.8% 68.3% 51.1%
African American 44.9% 52.1% 14.5% 15.9%
Asian 0.9% 8.0% 3.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 29.7% 19.2% 10.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.3% 0.2% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 11.0% 5.6% 2.9% 3.1%

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Philadelphia demographics profile

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

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 Sullivan James J School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.