Parkway Center City

Parkway Center City High School

Special Admission School


540 N. 13th St.
Philadelphia, PA  19123

Main:
215-351-7095
Web:
http://webgui.phila.k12.pa.us/schools/p/parkwaycc
To provide a liberal arts, college preparatory education to prepare all scholars for matriculation in and graduation from college/university, career and innovation. As the rst Middle College High School, in partnership with Community College of Philadelphia and The School District of Philadelphia, all scholars will take a blend of high school and college level courses (up to sixty-one college credits), while affording them the unique opportunity to earn a high school diploma, industry-recognized credentials and an Associate’s degree upon graduation.

Program Info:

Students will take a blend of high school and college level courses (up to sixty-one college credits), while affording them the unique opportunity to earn a high school diploma, industry-recognized credentials and an Associate’s degree upon graduation.
Admission Requirements
Application RequirementsGrades: A’s and B’s with the possible exception of one C in major subjects on most recent final report card

Additional Requrements
Interview: contact the school for more info

Program NotesStudents will take a blend of high school and college level courses (up to sixty-one college credits), while affording them the unique opportunity to earn a high school diploma, industry-recognized credentials and an Associate’s degree upon graduation.
Academic Performance
Overall SPR Peer Rank2nd of 25
Overall SPR Performance TierREINFORCE
Performance Tier: AchievementWATCH
Performance Tier: ProgressREINFORCE
Performance Tier: ClimateREINFORCE
Performance Tier: College & CareerREINFORCE
Students Who Graduate in 4 Years96%
This is the percentage of a group of students at a school that graduated within 4 years.
College Enrollment Rates94%
School Culture
Student Attendance97%
This is the average daily attendance at the school – on average, what percent of all the students enrolled at the school are in attendance. We don’t know why students may not be attending the school, but if this is a low number it is likely that teachers may have to spend more time reviewing material that absent students miss, making it harder to move forward in a class.
AttendanceExemplary attendance & punctuality (no more than 5 absences; no more than 5 instances of lateness) on most recent final report card
BehaviorNo negative disciplinary reports and no 3s in Citizenship on must recent final report card.
School Fit
Total Enrollment558
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Demographics
Black 78.18%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Asian 7.87%
Filipino 0%
Hispanic 8.05%
Pacific Islander 0%
White 0%
Two or More Races 3.58%
This tells us about the racial and ethnic backgrounds of the students that attend the school. Is it important to you that there is diversity in your high school? Are you more comfortable being around other students that have a similar racial/ethnic background as you?
General Information
School TypeSpecial Admission School
Grades Served9 - 12
School PartnersAnti-Violence PartnershipsCenter for Grieving FamiliesCollege PossibleCommunity College of PhiladelphiaGlobal Youth UnitedMentor for PhillyPhiladelphia Museum of ArtPhiladelphia OICTeen Elect.Temple UniversityUniversity of Delaware and Lantern TheatreWomen of Tomorrow
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Courses Offered
Classes and AcademicsArtBiologyCalculusEnglish LanguageEnglish LiteratureHuman GeographyInquiry Based Learning Project in ScienceInquiry Based Learning Project inSocial StudiesTutoringUS GovernmentUS History
CTE Courses and Programs(Not Available)
Extracurriculars
College and CareerCollege 90%Middle College Program
College: Dual Enrollment(Not Available)
SportsBaseballBasketball, BoysBasketball, GirlsCheerleadingFootballSoccerSoftballTrack and Field, BoysTrack and Field, GirlsVolleyball, BoysVolleyball, Girls
ArtsArt Futures ProgramDance ClubDramaPoetry ClubYearbook
MediaAnime Club
STEMRobotics
Cultural/Ethnic Language Clubs(Not Available)
Health and WellnessEat Right Now
Life and LeadershipSenior CommitteesStudent Council/Government
Parents and CommunityCooking Club
OtherChess ClubProm Committee