Penn Wood Senior High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
8.6
Math Proficiency
2.2
Reading Proficiency
2.3
Student/Teacher Ratio
17:1
  • 11–12 Grades
  • 775 Students
  • 46 Teachers

Penn Wood Senior High School
100 GREEN AVE
LANSDOWNE, PA 19050

Phone: (610) 284-8080

District: William Penn School District

Overview

At Penn Wood Senior High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Penn Wood Senior High School is 21 percent. The student body makeup is 49 percent male and 51 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 95 percent. Penn Wood Senior High School is the only high school in the William Penn School District.

Rankings / Awards

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

Medal Awarded None
National Rank
Unranked

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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 775
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 95%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 66%
Full-Time Teachers 46

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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 45%
Proficient in Math 43%
College Readiness Index 8.6

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 11 – 12
Setting Large Suburb
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 775
Proficient in Reading (district average) 45%
Proficient in Math (district average) 43%
College Readiness (district average) 8.6

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