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4725 Fairmount Ave

Philadelphia, PA 19139

(215) 581-5510

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 300

Students Per Teacher: 12

Parent Reviews

6 Parent Reviews for Parkway West

I think the staff is working hard to make Parkway a Great Place to learn. The students are good and most are serious about learning. The environment is clean and safe. The principal has a hands on approach and knows all of the students. They have started something new call snapgrades so that we can check ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/11/09

I am a recent graduate and feel that I had a terrific experience at Parkway. Unlike other schools in the city, even the special admit schools, Parkway West is small. You really get to know your teachers, and they are very supportive. I'm in college now and doing well thanks to the teachers at Parkway.

Posted by a student on 09/04/09

I came to Parkway looking for a great school for my son. I am so glad that I found Parkway. The school is doing some interesting thing. I was impressed with all of the college partnerships. The only thing that could be better is the parental involvement. These parents just do not get it. They must not ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/30/09

Great teachers, not a big fan of the other staff members, though, including the principal

Posted by a parent on 07/27/09

I came to parkway hoping to recieve a different experience than your regular public high school but found it to be a smaller version of such. No wow, but more safety precautions are taken.

Posted by a student on 02/06/09

Please do not send your child to this school, this school lacks in teachers who can teach properly and over all will go down in the the worst school of the world .. wait no its worst than that.

Posted by a parent on 10/21/08

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Test scores for Parkway West

PSSA* Test Scores

Grade Level: 11

Test Year: 2012
Parkway West
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 West is located at 4725 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia PA 19139. 4725 Fairmount Ave is in the 19139 ZIP code in Philadelphia, PA The school district for Parkway West is the Philadelphia City School District. Parkway West is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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