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540 N 13th St

Philadelphia, PA 19123

(215) 351-7095

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 500

Students Per Teacher: 25

Parent Reviews

17 Parent Reviews for Parkway-center City

I love the school spirit of PCC. Dr. Dunkley is doing a swell job as principal. I am astounded by how much she cres about the students. Dr. Dunkley is even providing SAT prep classes!

Posted by a student on 10/14/13

Our new principal Dr. Dunkley is changing our school for the better. She actually cares about the students and is a real role model for all parkway center city scholars.

Posted by a student on 10/13/13

I have been going to parkway center city for the last 3 years. It is one of the BEST school in the city. We have the best Principal (Dr.Dunkley) that no other school will ever have.

Posted by a student on 10/04/13

this school is not so good, i heard there are roaches and mutant rats. it is very unclean here and some of the teachers get wasted in the school parking lot, yet to mention the giant ogre that lurks the hallway.

Posted by a parent on 05/24/11

In the fall I will be going to the 11th grade, I been here since 9th grade. The school not as bad as people make it out to be. Okay we share the building with Business & Tech but we rarely see them or have any interaction with them. The teachers are good mostly because they help you with things school ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 06/25/10

I am a student here in pcc and yea i agree it is kinda boring and lame plus there never any fun here, we share this run down school with another school called bussiness and tech it is croweded in the halls and barely any room and i only came to this school cuz my friends told me too...i dont really care ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 03/01/10

I graduated from PCC not too long ago. I attended it when we were located in Center City & the current location. The fall-off just because of the move was great. The only reason I give as many stars as I did was because of the teachers. It is not all but mainly the English and Gym teachers show that ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 12/10/09

I currently attend parkway center city high school as a incoming senior. I am part of the last class to attend the previous location of the high school. Now, i noticed that many previous students have complained about not going out to eat, less freedom, et cetera. Now i will agree parkway has lost some ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 08/10/09

i attend parkway center city....we may not have alot of events and parrtys because we keep it classic with just prom. but the education that u leave with is outstanding, and is somthing that you can only experience at PCC

Posted by a student on 07/15/09

im a student at pcc and i hate it ! the school is so a matter of fact its not a school..its half of a school ! its so small and all ppl can use as their main entertainment is drama. it gets very irritating how ppl dont take others for who they are. the school is a good place to stay out of ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 05/05/09

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PSSA* Test Scores

Grade Level: 11

Test Year: 2012
Parkway-center City
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 — Parkway-center City is located at 540 N 13th St, Philadelphia PA 19123. 540 N 13th St is in the 19123 ZIP code in Philadelphia, PA The school district for Parkway-center City is the Philadelphia City School District. Parkway-center City is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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