PROFICIENCY 7% 88% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
27%Philadelphia City SD

Barry Comm John School is a school servicing grades PK to 8 and is located in the district of "Philadelphia City SD" in Philadelphia, PA. There are a total of 826 students and 49 teachers at Barry Comm John School, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 823 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Barry Comm John School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 6.5%, which is 88% lower than the Pennsylvania average.


Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch823
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 Barry Comm John 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

4<= 5%
5<= 5%
6<= 5%
7<= 5%
8<= 5%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

4<= 5%
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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Barry Comm John School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 3.6% 14.8% 68.3% 51.1%
African American 91.8% 52.1% 14.5% 15.9%
Asian 0.2% 8.0% 3.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.4% 19.2% 10.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.3% 0.2% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.6% 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 Barry Comm John School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.