Wissahickon School District is a top rated, public school district located in Ambler, PA. It has 4,429 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 72% of students are at least proficient in math and 84% in reading.
Wissahickon School District Rankings
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Elementary Schools in Wissahickon School District
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Wissahickon School District Reviews
Wissahickon has a very diverse and open group of staff and teachers that work individually with students to help them achieve their goals. They give great attention to the safety and welfare of their students and provide individual attention to each and every one of their students to assist them with any challenges they may face. They provide clubs and activities for all different interests and address all current issues and problems facing today's youth- bullying, cyberbullying, social media, etc. They also push students to challenge themselves in rigorous classes and subjects, including AP and accelerated courses. Wissahickon is a close bound community with a group of very determined and hardworking staff and students alike.
My overall experience has been great! I have been given so many opportunities academically and non-academically. The teachers are great, and are very helpful. One thing I wish to see changed is the school spirit. School spirit is lacking due to kids not participating in extracurricular activities due to the amount of school work. School spirit definitely needs to increase!
My time at Wissahickon has, for the most part, been a very rewarding experience. Perhaps the best part of Wissahickon is not our academics or athletics, but the hardworking educators. I've had nothing but incredible experiences with my teachers, especially in junior year. Never have I seen such dedicated teachers- people who will stay hours after school for their students or even just take time out of their free periods to make sure a pupil's mental health is still intact. However, one bit of criticism I do have is in regards to the sheer amount of homework that we are assigned. Although I do understand the benefits of homework, often times I've had to sacrifice my sleeping schedule and my mental health to complete it, only for it to not even be checked for accuracy the next day in class. Yet, with the amazing connections I've made with my educators throughout the years, a bit of extra homework is certainly a small price to pay for such experiences.