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About This School

Vare Abigail School is a public middle school in Philadelphia. The principal of Vare Abigail School is Ms Joanne Capriotti. 371 children attend Vare Abigail School and identify as Multiracial; Black, non-Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 87% of the 371 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Vare Abigail School is 13:1. Kirkbride Eliza B School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Sports

    • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Multiracial 6% %
Black, non-Hispanic 33% 61%
Asian/Pacific Islander 23% 6%
Asian 21% %
Hispanic 19% 17%
White, non-Hispanic 19% 13%
Native American or Native Alaskan 1% 0.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 87% 73%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    I have had 4 children in this school since 1999 one has graduated another will this year. I love this school the teachers are always willing to help the staff is also. This school does not put up with all the bullying and taunting they have been in the top 5 of the best schools in the Philadelphia school district and have met the standers of the AYP since my children have been attending Vare Elementary. It is a school that is there for their kids and their family members. One I am very proud of and recommend to anyone in the South Philadelphia area.

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