Creative and Performing Arts High School is located in Philadelphia, PA and is one of 71 high schools in Philadelphia City School District. It is a magnet school that serves 682 students in grades 9-12.
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.
Creative and Performing Arts High 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 Creative and Performing Arts High School's test results to learn more about school performance.
Annette: My son is a senior here. Student at CAPA not only learn academically but also learn how to follow their dreams.There has been nothing but positive experences for my son. The teachers & students are very helpful . He is now ready , with the help of everyone at this school and home, to apply for college. This school prepared him for his next step!
by a Parent
on Oct 12, 2011
Creative and Performing Arts High School
its a great school
on Apr 7, 2011
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In 2011, Creative and Performing Arts High School had 100% 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.
The Philadelphia City Sd spends $10,447 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 55% on instruction, 40% on support services, 5% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Philadelphia City Sd District
In 2011, Creative and Performing Arts High School had 16 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Pennsylvania average is 14 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
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