School Details

Willard Frances E School

2900 Emerald St, Philadelphia, PA 19134
(215) 291-4714
2

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-4 913 students 16 students/teacher (PA avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

65%
49%
80%
49%
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

77%
56%
83%
53%
42%
72%
61%
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

About this school

Willard Frances E School is a public elementary school in Philadelphia. The principal of Willard Frances E School is Mr Timothy McKenna. 913 children attend Willard Frances E School and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 87% of the 913 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Willard Frances E School is 16:1. Elkin Lewis School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 8% 13%
Hispanic 51% 17%
Black, non-Hispanic 38% 61%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 6%
Multiracial 2% %
Asian 0.5% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 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 ratings & reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    I have a daughter in the 1st grade and a daughter in the 4th grade before coming to this school they both hated school but now I can't get them to miss a day......I love the teachers..

  • (4 years ago)

    Willard is an amazing school. Even though we have 3 buildings and we are separated by many blocks we are a terrific community. Our children have made AYP and continue to improve each year. The teachers are hard working and go the extra mile to make sure all students feel success. Our physical education teacher has won numerous awards for the work she does in a space smaller than a classroom. We do unbelievable things in a hundred year old building.

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