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Robert E. Lamberton High School
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College Bound
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School Details

  • School TypePublic District
  • Grade Levels9-12
  • Waiting List Size30
  • Enrollment250
  • PrincipalMs. Marla Travis-Curtis
  • Phone Number215-581-5650
  • SEPTA RoutesBus (31, 103, 106)
  • Address 7501 Woodbine Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19151
  • NeighborhoodOverbrook Farms

Mission

The charge of the Lamberton School is to provide our pupils with a maximized learning environment, initiated through the development and coordination of school and community resources. The Lamberton faculty and staff believe that a holistically...

The charge of the Lamberton School is to provide our pupils with a maximized learning environment, initiated through the development and coordination of school and community resources. The Lamberton faculty and staff believe that a holistically fashioned culture of learning, involving all of the significant stakeholders in a child’s education, can be realized to develop productive 21st century and inspired life-long learners.

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Points of Pride

Introducing new Career and Technology Program - Architectural Design; community service; credit recovery; grade improvement; Classrooms for the Future; school mentoring program; student government; athletic teams; National Honor Society

Introducing new Career and Technology Program - Architectural Design; community service; credit recovery; grade improvement; Classrooms for the Future; school mentoring program; student government; athletic teams; National Honor Society

Admissions Policy

Applicants must complete an Admissions Packet, which may be obtained from our school office. Applicant must also live within the boundaries of our school community.

Applicants must complete an Admissions Packet, which may be obtained from our school office. Applicant must also live within the boundaries of our school community.

Accreditations & Honors

Made AYP in 2010

Made AYP in 2010

School Details & Data

Demographics

Black 97%
White 0.9%
Asian 1.3%
Other 0.9%

Female & Male Students

Female Students 37.9%
Male Students 62.1%

Special Education

Special Ed 12.5%

Gifted Education

Gifted 0.9%

Economically Disadvantaged

Students who are economically disadvantaged 37.5%

Students Per Grade

9th Grade Students
78
10th Grade Students
44
11th Grade Students
58
12th Grade Students
70
Total Students
250

School Incidents

Incidents Per 100 Students
8.1

Academics

SAT Reading

SAT Critical Reading 365
PA Average 497

SAT Math

SAT Math 364
PA Average 504

SAT Writing

SAT Writing 316
PA Average 480

SAT Total

SAT Total Score 1045
PA Average 1481

Dropout Rate

Dropout Rate 2.3%

College Rate

College Rate 55%

AP Class Offerings

  • Calculus AB,
  • English Literature,
  • Politics

Activities & Programs

Career & Technical Education (CTE) Programs

  • Drafting,
  • Clerical,
  • Graphic Communications

Arts Programs

  • Instrumental,
  • Visual Arts,
  • Dance Instr,
  • Choir,
  • Drill Team,
  • School Musicals

Sports Programs

  • Basketball,
  • Baseball,
  • Track and Field,
  • Cheerleading,
  • Girls Basketball,
  • Girls Track and Field

Language Programs

  • Spanish

Parent Programs

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

Other

The School District of Philadelphia has recommended that Lamberton High School close effective June 2013.

The School District of Philadelphia has recommended that Lamberton High School close effective June 2013.

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