School Details

Elkin Lewis School

3199 D St, Philadelphia, PA 19134
(215) 291-4701
1

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-4 829 students 15 students/teacher (PA avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

44%
49%
80%
30%
45%
74%

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

39%
56%
83%
23%
42%
72%
28%
49%
82%

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

Elkin Lewis School is a public elementary school in Philadelphia. The principal of Elkin Lewis School is Rumelle Scott. 829 students go to Elkin Lewis School and are mostly Hispanic; Multiracial; and White, non-Hispanic. 100% of the 829 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Elkin Lewis School is 15:1. Willard Frances E School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 73% 17%
Multiracial 4% %
White, non-Hispanic 3% 13%
Black, non-Hispanic 19% 61%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.7% 6%
Asian 0.6% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 100% 73%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    I wouldn't say the school is great but the staff is working hard to turn the school around. The students are under achieving and have a general lack of motivation. There are some gems in the school but there is not a lot of parental support and concern. It oftentimes feels like babysitting.

  • (10 years ago)

    This school is is a great school. The safety in this school is great.

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