Philadelphia Inquirer: Website offers range of information about Philly schools

By Kristen A. Graham, Inquirer Staff Writer

Call it Consumer Reports for Philadelphia schools.

On Monday, officials launched, a website where families can get information about every city school, public, charter, Catholic, and private – details from extracurricular activities offered to violent incidents per 100 students.

The site was created by the Philadelphia Schools Partnership (PSP) – a city nonprofit that aims to raise $100 million to expand strong schools of all types – in conjunction with other local organizations.


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Since 2011, we’ve invested nearly $60 million to give 25,000 more students access to high-quality schools.


Our goal is to raise $140 million by 2022 to invest in great schools of all types. To date, we’ve raised more than $80 million.

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We invest in schools of all types. Our committed funds are currently invested in charter (65%), district (25%) and private (10%) schools.


Our goal is to ensure 50,000 more students each year are on the path to college by 2022.