8
Overall
The Overall rating is a combination of the school's Math, Reading, Attendance, School Incidents, and College Bound (if high school) ratings. We compare this school's performance to other schools in Philadelphia, with a 10 representing the highest rated schools. Note: this rating was calculated using data from the 2016-17 school year. Learn more about how this rating is calculated.
Parkway Center City Middle College
8
Overall
The Overall rating is a combination of the school's Math, Reading, Attendance, School Incidents, and College Bound (if high school) ratings. We compare this school's performance to other schools in Philadelphia, with a 10 representing the highest rated schools. Note: this rating was calculated using data from the 2016-17 school year. Learn more about how this rating is calculated.
  • parkwaycentercity photo
8
Math
This rating represents the percentage of students performing in each of the four performance bands for this subject, as measured by the most recently available standardized test data. For reference, the performance bands are as follows: (1) Below Basic; (2) Basic; (3) Proficient; and (4) Advanced. We then compare this school's performance to other schools in Philadelphia, with a 10 representing the highest academic performance. Note: this rating was calculated using data from the 2016-17 school year. Learn More
7
Science
This rating represents the percentage of students performing in each of the four performance bands for this subject, as measured by the most recently available standardized test data. For reference, the performance bands are as follows: (1) Below Basic; (2) Basic; (3) Proficient; and (4) Advanced. We then compare this school's performance to other schools in Philadelphia, with a 10 representing the highest academic performance. Note: this rating was calculated using data from the 2016-17 school year. Learn More
9
School Incidents
This rating reflects the number of incidents per 100 students. Then, we compare this school's performance to other schools in Philadelphia, with a 10 representing the least amount of incidents. Learn More
10
Reading
This rating represents the percentage of students performing in each of the four performance bands for this subject, as measured by the most recently available standardized test data. For reference, the performance bands are as follows: (1) Below Basic; (2) Basic; (3) Proficient; and (4) Advanced. We then compare this school's performance to other schools in Philadelphia, with a 10 representing the highest academic performance. Note: this rating was calculated using data from the 2016-17 school year. Learn More
3
Attendance
This rating reflects the percentage of students who attended 95% or more of enrolled instructional days. We compare this school's performance to other schools in Philadelphia, with a 10 representing the highest attendance rates. Note: this rating was calculated using data from the 2016-17 school year. Learn More
8
College Bound
This rating represents the percentage of annual graduates who enroll in any postsecondary institution in the first fall following their graduation date. Schools are then divided into equal-sized groups to create ratings from 1 to 10, with 10 representing the highest college enrollment rates. Note: this rating was calculated using data from the 2016-17 school year. Learn More
High Academic Growth
High Academic Growth
The High Academic Growth indicator highlights schools that have significantly exceeded the norm for academic growth over a three-year period in both math and reading. The growth indicator is not factored into a school’s overall rating. Learn More

School Details

  • School TypePublic District Special Admit
  • Grade Levels9-12
  • Waiting List SizeNone
  • Enrollment527
  • PrincipalMs. Anh Nguyen-Brown
  • Phone Number215-400-7620
  • SEPTA RoutesBSL (Spring Garden), Bus (2, 4, 16, 23, 43, 61)
  • Address 540 North 13th Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19123
  • NeighborhoodCenter City East
  • Fax215-400-7621
  • Application DeadlineNovember 2nd, 2018
  • Apply Now

Mission

Our goal is to provide a Liberal Arts, College Preparatory education, geared towards preparing First-Generation scholars for college/university, career, and innovation. We are the first Middle College in Philadelphia, PA, a collaboration between the...

Our goal is to provide a Liberal Arts, College Preparatory education, geared towards preparing First-Generation scholars for college/university, career, and innovation. We are the first Middle College in Philadelphia, PA, a collaboration between the School District of Philadelphia and Community College of Philadelphia. All scholars will take a blend of high school and college level courses (up to sixty-one total credits). Scholars will have the unique opportunity to earn a high school diploma, industry recognized credentials, and an Associates Degree upon graduation.

Read More

Points of Pride

-The only Philadelphia HS where a student may graduate with a HS Diploma along with a College Associates Degree. -Respect for Diversity -Excellent Student and Staff Attendance -Top Performer PA School Performance Profile -Earned Commonwealth of PA...

-The only Philadelphia HS where a student may graduate with a HS Diploma along with a College Associates Degree. -Respect for Diversity -Excellent Student and Staff Attendance -Top Performer PA School Performance Profile -Earned Commonwealth of PA Achievement Keystone Award for 6 consecutive years. -PCCMC provides a rigorous college curriculum on 2 campuses. -Award Winning Art Program.

Read More

Admissions Policy

•Grades: A’s and B’s with the possible exception of one C in major subjects on the most recent final report card. •PSSA Scores: A local percentile of 70 on the PSSA test in both Reading and Math are the minimum. A lower reading score may be...

•Grades: A’s and B’s with the possible exception of one C in major subjects on the most recent final report card. •PSSA Scores: A local percentile of 70 on the PSSA test in both Reading and Math are the minimum. A lower reading score may be considered for students who have lived in the U.S. for three years or less. •Non-public school families: Contact the child’s present school for score conversion information. The national percentile on a nationally recognized standardized test will be considered when it is available. Independent school students may submit ERB scores or any other nationally recognized standardized test. •Attendance: Exemplary attendance & punctuality are required. No more than 10 absences and 7 lateness counts. •Behavior: No negative disciplinary reports and no 3’s in Citizenship •Admissions Essay- Because students at Parkway will be taking high school and college course simultaneously, it is very important that students arrive demonstrating proficient skills in writing, a crucial element in college course work. Therefore, as part of the screening process alongside grade and test performance, all students fitting the admissions requirements will have to come to Parkway MC to write an essay. •Summer Bridge Program: A 5 week Summer Bridge program is required for all incoming Freshman. During these 5 weeks, scholars will be taking their first college course at CCP. •First-Generation Scholars will receive priority seating •Other: Demonstrated positive attitude and of aspirations to attend college. Possible Admissions Interview

Read More

Safety & Culture

We provide a secure and enriching teaching and learning environment at both PCCMC and CCP with positive behavioral expectations on both campuses nurtured by activities designed to develop strong relationships between scholars and staff. Peer...

We provide a secure and enriching teaching and learning environment at both PCCMC and CCP with positive behavioral expectations on both campuses nurtured by activities designed to develop strong relationships between scholars and staff. Peer mediation available. Demonstrated effective safety and deployment plan. Mentoring programs for male and female scholars. Collaboration with families to foster academic achievement, personal responsibility, and civic responsibility.

Read More

Accreditations & Honors

Pending Middle College National Consortium Accreditation Pending Middle State Accreditation Nationally Recognized School of Excellence USA News and World Report Silver Medal High School 2014 Met AYP Targets for nine consecutive years Earned...

Pending Middle College National Consortium Accreditation Pending Middle State Accreditation Nationally Recognized School of Excellence USA News and World Report Silver Medal High School 2014 Met AYP Targets for nine consecutive years Earned Commonwealth of PA Achievement Keystone Award for six consecutive years

Read More

School Details & Data

Demographics

Black 77.8%
White 2.1%
Hispanic 8.4%
Asian 7.8%
Other 3.9%

Female & Male Students

Female Students 59.3%
Male Students 40.8%

Special Education

Special Ed 4.5%

Gifted Education

Gifted 2.1%

Economically Disadvantaged

Students who are economically disadvantaged 86%

English Language Learners

English Language Learner 1.8%

Students Per Grade

9th Grade Students
150
10th Grade Students
118
11th Grade Students
138
12th Grade Students
121
Total Students
527

School Incidents

Incidents Per 100 Students
1.3

Academics

College Rate

College Rate 73%

AP Class Offerings

  • Art History,
  • Biology,
  • Calculus AB,
  • English Language,
  • English Literature,
  • Human Geography,
  • Statistics,
  • US History,
  • AP Class Other

Activities & Programs

Arts Programs

  • Instrumental,
  • Theater,
  • Visual Arts,
  • Choir,
  • Dance,
  • School Plays,
  • Theater Group,
  • Poetry

Sports Programs

  • Football,
  • Basketball,
  • Soccer,
  • Baseball,
  • Track and Field,
  • Cross Country,
  • Wrestling,
  • Dance,
  • Cheerleading,
  • Girls Basketball,
  • Girls Track and Field,
  • Volleyball,
  • Girls Volleyball,
  • Sports Other

Other Sports

Cheerleading, Health and Physical Education partnership with Temple University.

Cheerleading, Health and Physical Education partnership with Temple University.

Other Activities

Student Government, Robotics, Students Run Philly Style, Senior Committees, Model United Nations (M.U.N.), Anime Club,Chess Club, Poetry Club, Debate Club.

Student Government, Robotics, Students Run Philly Style, Senior Committees, Model United Nations (M.U.N.), Anime Club,Chess Club, Poetry Club, Debate Club.

Electives

Environmental Science, Coding, Web Design, Pre-Calculus, Creative Writing, Geography, Art, Health and Physical Education, Contemporary Issues, Drama, SAT Prep English and Math, Multicultural Ethical Issues, Statistics, Physics, Personal Finance,...

Environmental Science, Coding, Web Design, Pre-Calculus, Creative Writing, Geography, Art, Health and Physical Education, Contemporary Issues, Drama, SAT Prep English and Math, Multicultural Ethical Issues, Statistics, Physics, Personal Finance, Astronomy, Educurious Online English Program, Writing for Social Change.

Read More

Language Programs

  • French,
  • Spanish

Parent Programs

  • Parents Home and School Association,
  • Parents School Advisory,
  • Parents After School Volunteers

Parent Involvement

Family Workshops; Home Visits; Parent Volunteer Programs, Family College Roundtable; Principal Roundtables; Trip Chaperones, Family Holiday Festival of Learning, Parent and Family Scholarship Committee.

Family Workshops; Home Visits; Parent Volunteer Programs, Family College Roundtable; Principal Roundtables; Trip Chaperones, Family Holiday Festival of Learning, Parent and Family Scholarship Committee.

Before and After Care

  • Extended Day,
  • Extended Programming

Nearby Schools

Find Another School