School Details

Sheridan West

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

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6-8 240 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. 240 students go to Sheridan West and identify as Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 63% of the 240 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Sheridan West is 11:1. Hopkinson Francis School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 47% 19%
Black, non-Hispanic 41% 56%
White, non-Hispanic 10% 14%
Multiracial 1% 4%
Asian 0.9% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.4% 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 63% 75%

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