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2463 Emerald St

Philadelphia, PA 19125

(215) 291-5185

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 364

Students Per Teacher: 13

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4 Parent Reviews for Kensington Culinary Arts

I'm surprised after reading the reviews that I haven't heard anything about the actual dishes created. "Ethnic" and ethnicity is displayed in many dishes. So this gives nothing to base a decision on. I haven't rated the school above or below "Average" because, fairly, I have not gone to the school. I've ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 09/22/13

I don't know how people can rate this school high, and make it out to be one fantastic school? I am a parent of a student. And the times i have been in that school I am forced to see savage fights at the end of the day. Or even in front of the office with 4 girls. With no security around that time i ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/26/11

It has different variety of ethnicity, It has good teacher, and the classes are great. The only problem i'd have to say is it's too small. I would know, i use to attend the school. It was the best years of my life but i didn't do what i was suppose to. But yes kensington culinary arts high school is ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 11/05/09

Kensington Culinary Arts High School is among the best schools in Philadelphia.It is located in a new building on Emerald Street in the Kensington section of the city. It has highly qualified teachers, good staff and an excellent leadership team led by Doctor Rubin Yarmus. The school environment is ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 09/04/07

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PSSA* Test Scores

Grade Level: 11

Test Year: 2012
Kensington Culinary Arts
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 — Kensington Culinary Arts is located at 2463 Emerald St, Philadelphia PA 19125. 2463 Emerald St is in the 19125 ZIP code in Philadelphia, PA The school district for Kensington Culinary Arts is the Philadelphia City School District. Kensington Culinary Arts is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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