Furness Horace High School

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1900 S 3rd St

Philadelphia, PA 19148

(215) 952-6226

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 600

Students Per Teacher: 14

Parent Reviews

2 Parent Reviews for Furness Horace High School

My clients who attend this school express a sincere like for the biology classes because of the hands on approach and the student directed activities. What they dislike are the classes that have teachers who lecture to much and do not provide self-directed learning opportunities.

Posted by a other on 05/26/09

Furness school has been a very positive experiance for my son. He is now a junior at Furness. I give the highest praise to his coach and teachers. They have helped whenever we have needed them. No problem is to big or small for tjem to deal with. This is very rare for a Philadelphia Public High School. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/06/03

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Test scores for Furness Horace High School

PSSA* Test Scores

Grade Level: 11

Test Year: 2012
Furness Horace High School
Philadelphia City School District
* In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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Philadelphia schools — Furness Horace High School is located at 1900 S 3rd St, Philadelphia PA 19148. 1900 S 3rd St is in the 19148 ZIP code in Philadelphia, PA The school district for Furness Horace High School is the Philadelphia City School District. Furness Horace High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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