Based on the data from last year’s Renaissance Schools, the Philadelphia Public School Notebook is speculating which schools will be chosen for the next round.
If the District’s same criteria apply (the lowest rating on the School Performance Index), the following schools would be eligible for Renaissance designation:
W.D. Kelley (K-8)
M.H. Stanton (K-8)
Kensington Business (9-12)
Olney West (9-12)
South Philadelphia (9-12)
The Notebook factors in other data, including those schools that rank second-lowest on the SPI scale, to determine the eligibility of other schools — some which made it to the final round of considerations last year.
The District has already missed its self-imposed deadline for beginning the selection process.