March 1: For an IMPORTANT DISTRICT UPDATE Regarding a Return to In-Person Learning, ventilation efforts and more, click HERE.
To see the list of schools opening for in-person learning on March 8, click HERE.
A summary of school-level and student-level trends within each SPR performance tier from 2014-15 through 2018-19.
On March 16, 2020, SDP closed schools and offices in response to the global Covid-19 pandemic. Like many other districts, SDP had to quickly pivot from in-person to virtual instruction. This report evaluates the four expected outcomes included in SDP’s “Continuity of Education Plan” for online instruction for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year.
This 11-page brief uses three years of school-level data to explore the relationship between teachers’ perceptions of school climate and teacher retention.
This brief uses District-Wide Survey data to explore the trends in student perceptions of college and career readiness at School District of Philadelphia (SDP) high schools from 2016-17 to 2018-19.
Information about progress related to the Education of Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness (ECYEH) grant program and the priorities of SDP staff.
In July 2019, we published a brief on “summer” learning loss from 2015-16 to 2018-19. This brief updates and extends those analyses by adding a fourth “summer” of information about K-2 independent reading levels and examining student performance by demographic characteristics, Special Education and English Learner status, and zip code of residence.
This report builds on previous findings by examining first-fall matriculation outcomes of the 2015-16 first-time ninth-grade cohort who graduated on time (Class of 2019) by their Ninth Grade On-Track status (Firmly On-Track, On-Track But At Risk, and Off-Track). This report also compares matriculation outcomes across demographic characteristics.
Results from ORE’s first Central Office staff survey, designed to complement the existing District-Wide Survey given to parents/guardians, teachers, principals, students, and school-based staff.
All eighth-grade students in Philadelphia are encouraged to participate in the School Selection Process (SSP) to choose a school for ninth grade. This three-part series of research reports takes an in-depth look at four years of ninth-grade SSP admissions (2015-16 through 2018-19).
This introduction to the two SDP graduation rates explains how the metrics are calculated and how contributing factors have changed over time. It also outlines six-year trends in SDP’s graduation metrics (2013-14 through 2018-19).