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Renaissance Schools list announced

This article was originally published in The Notebook. In August 2020, The Notebook became Chalkbeat Philadelphia.

The District just released the 14 "Renaissance Eligible Schools" and the 12 "Alert Schools" for 2010-11. The Notebook has published a FAQ about the Renaissance Schools, as has the District.

UPDATE: Each school name now links to a fact sheet with its School Performance Index data.

The Renaissance Eligible Schools are:

The Alert Schools are:

Schools were scored and ranked based on the School Performance Index, which incorporated indicators including PSSA scores, post-secondary readiness, and satisfaction and engagement. The schools were also compared to other similar schools.

Twenty-six schools received a score of 10 on the SPI, the lowest possible score. The 14 schools that are also currently Empowerment Schools were selected as Renaissance Eligible Schools. The remaining 12 schools are Alert Schools and will "receive resources and supports of the Empowerment program."

If you’re a parent, teacher, or school staffer who is at one of the listed schools and would be willing to share your reaction, please contact us.

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