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About This School

Wilson Alexander School is a public elementary school in Philadelphia. The principal of Wilson Alexander School is Ms Sonya Harrison. 294 children attend Wilson Alexander School and identify as Black, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 79% of the 294 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Wilson Alexander School is 15:1. Crusaders for Christ Christian Academy is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 94% 61%
Multiracial 4% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 6%
Asian 1% %
Hispanic 0.7% 17%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.3% 0.2%
White, non-Hispanic 0% 13%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 79% 73%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (6 years ago)

    Best public school in the area.

  • (7 years ago)

    I am very pleased with my child's progress. The principal has energized the students even though parental involvement is still poor. The Home and School Association could improve the communication with parents and hopefully that will encourage more parents to participate. Also by offering workshops to help the school community with home issues may be a way of engaging the adults.

  • (7 years ago)

    The academic programs are above average. My children do have homework every night (except weekends). There is art music classes for the children. I find that if the parents initiate the involvement the school reacts appropriately.

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