William Penn Senior High School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
9.7
Math Proficiency
1.8
Reading Proficiency
2.0
Student/Teacher Ratio
13:1
  • 07–12 Grades
  • 1,285 Students
  • 101 Teachers

William Penn Senior High School
101 WEST COLLEGE AVE
YORK, PA 17403

Phone: (717) 849-1218

District: York City School District

Overview

At William Penn Senior High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at William Penn Senior High School is 21 percent. The student body makeup is 53 percent male and 47 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 84 percent. William Penn Senior High School is the only high school in the York City School District.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to 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 1,285
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 84%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 35%
Full-Time Teachers 101

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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 38%
Proficient in Math 26%
College Readiness Index 9.7

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 07 – 12
Setting Small City
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 1,285
Proficient in Reading (district average) 38%
Proficient in Math (district average) 26%
College Readiness (district average) 9.7

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