PROFICIENCY 42% 21% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
27%Philadelphia City SD

Swenson Arts & Technology High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Philadelphia City SD" in Philadelphia, PA. There are a total of 615 students and 40 teachers at Swenson Arts & Technology High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 372 free lunch students and 38 reduced lunch students.

Swenson Arts & Technology High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 42.0%, which is 21% lower than the Pennsylvania average.


Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch372
Reduced lunch38


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment15
Taking some courses15
Taking some courses (not tests)2
Passing some courses<=2
Passing no courses4

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 Swenson Arts & Technology High School, there are a total of 15 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 15 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School35-39%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School45-49%

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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Swenson Arts & Technology High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 33.5% 14.8% 68.3% 51.1%
African American 33.1% 52.1% 14.5% 15.9%
Asian 6.4% 8.0% 3.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 24.6% 19.2% 10.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.3% 0.2% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.4% 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 Swenson Arts & Technology High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.