Howe Julia Ward School



Howe Julia Ward School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Howe Julia Ward School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 56
1 32
2 47
3 36
4 42
5 46
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Howe Julia Ward School is a public elementary school located in Philadelphia, PA in the Philadelphia City School District. It enrolls 259 students in grades 1st through 12th. Howe Julia Ward School is the 1,519th largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 44,844th largest nationally. It has 15.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 259
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.27
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 44,844th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,519th out of 1,776
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 963rd out of 1,773
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,573rd out of 1,773

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Howe Julia Ward School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 153
(59%)
50,615
(52%)
 Female 106
(41%)
46,815
(48%)

Howe Julia Ward School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 228
(88%)
48,182
(49%)
 Two or More 23
(9%)
8,596
(9%)
 Hispanic 6
(2%)
19,288
(20%)
 White 1
(0%)
13,707
(14%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
7,381
(8%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
62
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
214
(0%)

Howe Julia Ward School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 259
(100%)
97,430
(100%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Not Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,739 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Howe Julia Ward School is ranked 588th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Howe Julia Ward School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (100.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 51.4%. 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.

Howe Julia Ward School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 358
2006 333
2007 309
2008 270
2009 287
2010 322
2011 293
2012 274
2013 266
2014 259
2015 259

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.3
2006 15.9
2007 16.3
2008 14.2
2009 13
2010 14.6
2011 14.6
2012 18
2013 18.5
2014 14.7
2015 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.8659217877095
2006 0.88288288288288
2007 0.85760517799353
2008 0.87407407407407
2009 1.0104529616725
2010 0.99068322981366
2011 0.98976109215017
2012 0.98905109489051
2013 0.98872180451128
2014 0.98841698841699
2015 1

Compare Howe Julia Ward School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,372.8% 13.7:1
 
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 100.0%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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