Derry Area Senior High School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
Bronze
College Readiness Index
2.1
Math Proficiency
2.9
Reading Proficiency
3.1
Student/Teacher Ratio
15:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 789 Students
  • 53 Teachers

Derry Area Senior High School
988 NORTH CHESTNUT ST EXT
DERRY, PA 15627

Phone: (724) 694-2780

District: Derry Area School District

Overview

At Derry Area Senior High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Derry Area Senior High School is 3 percent. The student body makeup is 53 percent male and 47 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 2 percent. Derry Area Senior High School is the only high school in the Derry Area School District.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Bronze

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 789
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 2%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 34%
Full-Time Teachers 53

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 76%
Proficient in Math 70%
College Readiness Index 2.1

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Fringe Rural
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 1
Total Students 789
Proficient in Reading (district average) 76%
Proficient in Math (district average) 70%
College Readiness (district average) 2.1

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