Brown Joseph H School



Brown Joseph H School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Brown Joseph H School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 83
1 97
2 77
3 81
4 66
5 69
6 65
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Brown Joseph H School is a public elementary school located in Philadelphia, PA in the Philadelphia City School District. It enrolls 538 students in grades 1st through 12th. Brown Joseph H School is the 554th largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 18,064th largest nationally. It has 17.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 538
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.37
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,064th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 554th out of 1,834
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,510th out of 1,834
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 770th out of 1,834

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Brown Joseph H School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 269
(50%)
51,959
(52%)
 Female 269
(50%)
48,760
(48%)

Brown Joseph H School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 237
(44%)
14,540
(14%)
 Black 134
(25%)
53,533
(53%)
 Hispanic 87
(16%)
19,323
(19%)
 Two or More 58
(11%)
5,710
(6%)
 Asian 19
(4%)
7,377
(7%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
221
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
15
(0%)

Brown Joseph H School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 393
(73%)
84,638
(84%)
 Not Eligible 121
(22%)
14,280
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 24
(4%)
1,974
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,788 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Brown Joseph H School is ranked 232nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Brown Joseph H School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 45.4%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Brown Joseph H School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 583
2006 603
2007 577
2008 536
2009 490
2010 530
2011 559
2012 538

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.2
2006 18.6
2007 16.3
2008 16.1
2009 13.2
2010 15.9
2011 16.3
2012 17.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.63293310463122
2006 0.55389718076285
2007 0.63778162911612
2008 0.65111940298507
2009 0.76326530612245
2010 0.72452830188679
2011 0.6654740608229
2012 0.77509293680297

Compare Brown Joseph H School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,407.3% 14.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,720.0% 17.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 77.5%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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