Agricultural Sciences

Walter B. Saul High School

Special Admission School

7100 Henry Ave.
Philadelphia, PA  19128

Our mission is to develop in students an understanding of and an appreciation for the educational, leadership and career opportunities that are available to them in the many elds of agriculture and the natural sciences. It is our commitment to prepare each student for a lifetime of productive academic, vocational and civic endeavors.

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

Program Notes(Not Available)
Academic Performance
Overall SPR Peer Rank9th out of 9
Overall SPR Peer Rank4th of 12
Overall SPR Performance TierWATCH
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Students Who Graduate in 4 Years94%
This is the percentage of a group of students at a school that graduated within 4 years.
College Enrollment Rates65%
School Culture
Student Attendance94%
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 on most recent final report card
School Fit
Total Enrollment506
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Black 62.27%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Asian 0%
Filipino 0%
Hispanic 12.45%
Pacific Islander 0%
White 20.76%
Two or More Races 3.79%
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 PartnersDelaware Valley CollegeMorris ArboretumOutward BoundPennsylvania FFAPennsylvania Horticultural SocietyPennsylvania State UniversityTemple UniversityThe Philadelphia PhilliesThe Philadelphia Society for the Promotion of AgricultureThe University of PennsylvaniaWeaver’s Way Community ProgramsWorkReady PhiladelphiaZoetis Animal Health
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Courses Offered
Classes and AcademicsEngineers Without BordersTutoring
CTE Courses and ProgramsAnimal SciencesFood Processing ScienceHorticultureNatural Resource Management
College and Careeragricultural sciences careers clubCollege 70%Future Farmers of America (FFA)
College: Dual Enrollment(Not Available)
SportsBadmintonBaseballBasketballBowlingCross CountryFootballSoftballTrack and FieldVolleyballVolleyball, Girls
Media(Not Available)
STEM(Not Available)
Cultural/Ethnic Language Clubs(Not Available)
Health and Wellness(Not Available)
Life and LeadershipNational Honor Society
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