Science Leadership Academy

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55 N 22nd St

Philadelphia, PA 19103

(215) 979-5620

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 508

Students Per Teacher: 14

Parent Reviews

36 Parent Reviews for Science Leadership Academy

You always hear about how Philadelphia schools care more about the money than the kids; how the teachers consider their positions as just a job rather than an opportunity to help a student grow. This school is in every way, shape and form not your typical Philadelphia public school. I am a 2011 graduate ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 03/22/14

My daughter is a tenth grader and loves her school. This school is doing amazing things academically. If your child is selected, you will be part of a unique learning community that forces children to think for themselves and encourages independence. Note: Please do not give a negative rating to a school ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/22/14

I transferred my son to SLA in the eleventh grade. He had been a straight A student at his previous school; however, he was not being taught 'everything' for the classes he was excelling in. His new math teacher at SLA found this disparity within 7 business days of my son's enrollment and notified ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/21/13

SLA is a unique environment for high school students. Their curriculum is innovative and challenging for all of the students. The intern program at the Franklin Institute allows them to have hands on experiences in the world of science on a weekly basis, and having school issued laptops allows students ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/01/13

This school is a model for educating students for the 21st century. Learning is treated here as solutions to problem solving in the real world. SLA is an environment where students are expected to to contribute with innovative thinking and collaborative projects. We could not have chosen a better ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/30/13

Science Leadership Academy is an incredible learning community. From its fiercely dedicated Principal and Faculty to the newest Freshmen there is a a sense that this is a place for sharing knowledge and learning. Having spent much time in the building and having watched students and faculty interacting ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/30/12

This is the best school I've attended. SLA is a school that does not just end in the classroom. At SLA you learn the true meaning of school, community, oneself and surrounding. I graduated from SLA and I'm proud to tell people how great my high school was.

Posted by a student on 06/03/12

i really like this school i wouldnt change my decision for the world i really love this school

Posted by a other on 11/22/11

OMG this school is great. I go there and their lunch is good, so are the staff. Its great for kids who love science. I'd give it 5 stars!!!!

Posted by a student on 06/05/11

As a student at SLA, I can say, SLA is the most amazing school. It is a great learning environment, colorful, clean. Makes me happy to be there. The teachers are great, interested and interesting, and they want to be in school, and they care about us. The principle is on a first name basis with all of ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 01/09/11

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Test scores for Science Leadership Academy

PSSA* Test Scores

Grade Level: 11

Test Year: 2012
Science Leadership Academy
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 — Science Leadership Academy is located at 55 N 22nd St, Philadelphia PA 19103. 55 N 22nd St is in the 19103 ZIP code in Philadelphia, PA The school district for Science Leadership Academy is the Philadelphia City School District. Science Leadership Academy is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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