The annual report on dangerous schools has been released, and the number of Philadelphia schools on the list continue to drop. Just two remain, and one — Lincoln High School — is in the Northeast.
Overall, the number of reported violent incidents in schools fell by 32 percent last school year, from 4,000 to about 2,800, according to a report by The Notebook.
Persistently Dangerous 2009-2012
Persistently dangerous schools are those with high numbers of violent crime incidents, such as assaults, drug offenses, robberies, weapons offenses and more. Five Philly schools have been removed from the list, including the Northeast’s Frankford High School.
Several other schools have been removed from the list over the last four years, including Fels High School, Northeast High School and Harding Middle School.