School Details

Sheridan West

3807 North Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19140
(215) 537-2920
1

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6-8 232 students 11 students/teacher (PA avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

30%
52%
77%
21%
42%
69%

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%
80%
34%
52%
76%

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

23%
52%
76%
31%
58%
80%
3%
24%
60%
24%
48%
73%

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

Sheridan West is a public middle school in Philadelphia. The principal of Sheridan West is Ms Bestainda Ortiz. 232 students attend Sheridan West and identify mostly as Black, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Multiracial. 73% of the 232 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Sheridan West is 11:1. Hopkinson Francis School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 44% 61%
Hispanic 42% 17%
Multiracial 2% %
White, non-Hispanic 11% 13%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 6%
Asian 0.9% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

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

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