School Details

Southwest Leadership Academy CS

7101 Paschall Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19142
(215) 729-1939
2

(out of 10)

Charter Grades K-7 411 students 14 students/teacher (PA avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

65%
80%
59%
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
  • Southwest Leadership Academy Cs average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

72%
83%
52%
72%
59%
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
  • Southwest Leadership Academy Cs average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

52%
73%
26%
65%
20%
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
  • Southwest Leadership Academy Cs average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

69%
77%
55%
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
  • Southwest Leadership Academy Cs average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

43%
80%
60%
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
  • Southwest Leadership Academy Cs average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Southwest Leadership Academy CS is a charter elementary school in Philadelphia. The principal of Southwest Leadership Academy CS is Ms Paulette Royster. 411 students go to Southwest Leadership Academy CS and identify as Black, non-Hispanic; Asian/Pacific Islander; and Asian. 78% of the 411 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Southwest Leadership Academy CS is 14:1. Greater Hope Christian Academy is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Drawing painting

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • Basketball
  • P.E. classes
  • Track

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 99% 99%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.0% 1%
Asian 0.9% %
Multiracial 0.2% 0%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 0%
White, non-Hispanic 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 78% 78%

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