School Details

Mitchell El School

5500 Kingsessing Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19143
(215) 727-2160
1

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 565 students 19 students/teacher (PA avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

46%
49%
80%
28%
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

53%
56%
83%
22%
42%
72%
31%
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

43%
45%
73%
24%
35%
65%
21%
32%
64%

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

Mitchell El School is a public elementary school in Philadelphia. The principal of Mitchell El School is Ms Pricilla Bouldin. 565 students attend Mitchell El School and identify as Black, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and White, non-Hispanic. 93% of the 565 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Mitchell El School is 19:1. Comegys Benjamin B School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 95% 56%
Multiracial 2% 4%
White, non-Hispanic 2% 14%
Asian 1% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.5% 0%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.5% 7%
Hispanic 0.4% 19%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 93% 75%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (3 years ago)

    this school was great the teachers are good the leader was good every thing is in controll )

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