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Harris City Academy Crystal Palace
Maberley Road, Upper Norwood, London SE19 2JH
Harris City Academy Crystal Palace is a non-selective academy. It has about 1,290 boys and girls aged between 11 and 18. In October 2014 the school was rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Disadvantaged pupils, Destinations, Sixth form and Attendance. Relative weaknesses include Environment and Admissions.
The school's overall score (out of 100) is given below. Coloured segments show the contributions of each indicator, explained in more detail below. Hover over the segments for details. Personalise the score by clicking on the button to set your own priorities.
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Disadvantaged pupils: Excellent. Progress up to age 16 is excellent. Destinations at 16 are excellent. Progress at 16-18 is below average. Destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are excellent.
Destinations: Excellent. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is quite high, while at 18 (allowing for attainment) it is very high. Show details
Sixth form: Excellent. Attainment is about average, progress is below average and destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are excellent.
Attendance: Excellent. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both very low.
Attainment: Above average. Up to age 16 it is excellent, while at ages 16-18 it is about average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Progress: Above average. Up to age 16 it is excellent, while at ages 16-18 it is below average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Finances: About average. The school budget has been roughly in balance
Representation: Slightly out of balance. The socio-economic mix is in balance with the local community, while ethnic representation is slightly out of balance with the local community. Show details
Admissions: Below average. The occupancy rate is quite low and the offer rate is very low. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Environment: Below average. Air pollution, traffic accidents and crime are all quite high.

Schools often provide or emphasise different subjects, especially in fields such as languages and the arts. The charts below show the relative popularities of exam subjects commonly sat at this school.
Popular GCSE subjects
Proportions of pupils entering in 2019
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Proportions of pupils entering in 2019
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