Luciana Boone is a parent of a freshman at Philadelphia High School for Girls and an eighth-grader at KIPP West Philadelphia Charter School.
Like most parents, she is concerned about the quality of the education her kids receive and, ultimately, how to find the right school for them.
Call it Consumer Reports for Philadelphia schools.
On Monday, officials launched GreatPhillySchools.org, 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.
A local nonprofit organization has launched a web site that provides one-stop shopping for Philadelphia parents choosing schools for their children.
The web site, greatphillyschools.org, puts, in one place, sortable one-to-ten academic rankings for more than 400 Philadelphia public, private, and parochial schools.
Figuring out which Philadelphia school would provide a student with the best education used to require hours of research. Now the data is available in one spot.