About This School
Magnet schools are public schools that offer a specialized curriculum or educational philosophy, often with a specific focus or theme. Magnet schools promote student diversity because they are open to students outside the normal school district boundaries and often attract high caliber students through competitive programs.
Amy NW Middle School made AYP in 2012. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Pennsylvania in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Amy NW Middle School's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2011, Amy NW Middle School had 16 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Pennsylvania average is 14 students per full-time equivalent teacher. Learn more about Amy NW Middle School's students and teachers. more
Middle Schools Nearby
|School Name distance||TestRating||Community Rating|
|Day Anna B School 0.4 miles|
|Ivy Leaf School PK-8 0.5 miles||n/a|
|Hill J E/Freedman Samson School 0.7 miles|
|Blair Christian Academy 0.7 miles||n/a|
|West Oak Lane Charter School 0.7 miles|
Enrollment (2011)Total: 244
Student Economic Level (2011)In 2011, Amy NW Middle School had 54% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Pennsylvania had 38% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
Student Ethnicity (2011)
Philadelphia City Sd District Spending
In 2011, Amy NW Middle School had 16 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Pennsylvania average is 14 students per full-time equivalent teacher.Compare to other schools in Philadelphia City School District
About the PSSA
What is it?
The PSSA is an annual test used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards. The PSSA also evaluated how well school programs enable students to master the standards.
Which Grades and Subjects?
Students are assessed in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing.
How is it Scored?
Students are rated at one of four levels: below basic, basic, proficient and advanced. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.