More Philadelphia Students GraduatingOn-time high school graduation rates for Philadelphia students has risen from 52 to 65 percent over the past eight years.
Philadelphia's 8th Graders Consider High School OptionsFor Philadelphia's 8th graders it's a somewhat scary time - a time to learn about high schools and make choices for admission next year.
Philadelphia High School Graduation Rates Up 20 Percent In A DecadeThe April-May issue of the <em>Philadelphia Public School Notebook</em> shows graphically where there are large numbers of high school dropouts - in North Philadelphia, in South Philadelphia and a small part of 19127.
Choosing A Philadelphia High SchoolThere are 89 regular high schools in Philadelphia - 54 run by the District and 39 charters. The good news is that students in Philly have a choice - but it's not an easy one.
Getting To CollegeOf the 16,000 students who began high school at a traditional Philadelphia public or charter school in 2006, 36% didn’t earn a diploma, while 28% graduated but didn’t go on to college. Something needs to change.
Selecting High Schools<em>The Philadelphia Public School Notebook</em> provides data on all high schools: admissions requirements, locations, enrollments, demographics and in many cases activities both in and after school. A section in Spanish is included.