Carroll Charles School

2700 East Auburn St, Philadelphia, PA 19134
(215) 291-4707

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 431 students 16 students/teacher (PA avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade


Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA)

In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2012
  • Philadelphia City School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Carroll Charles School is a public high school in Philadelphia. The principal of Carroll Charles School is Ms Joyce Hoog. 431 students go to Carroll Charles School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 92% of the 431 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Carroll Charles School is 16:1. Douglas Stephen A School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities


  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting

Languages Taught

  • Spanish


  • Basketball
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 40% 14%
Hispanic 30% 19%
Black, non-Hispanic 29% 56%
Multiracial 1% 4%
Asian 0.9% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.5% 7%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 92% 75%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    This school is not like most Philadelphia public schools. The teachers show they care by helping out the students as much as possible. I wouldnt let my child go to any other public school

  • (7 years ago)

    It's a wonderful school and helps and improved my childs grades.If your smart you would let your child go to Charles Caroll.

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Overall score

(based on 6 ratings & reviews)

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