A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Teachers
    A+
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Health & Safety
    A+
  7. Administration
    A
  8. Sports
    A
  9. Food
    B-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    A-
Address
601 Knight Rd
Ambler, PA 19002
Telephone
(215) 619-8000
Website

Wissahickon School District Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
85%
Percent Proficient - Math
69%
Average Graduation Rate
97%
Average SAT
1240
346 responses
Average ACT
28
64 responses
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Students

Diversity
B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
4,484
Free or Reduced Lunch
19.1%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
13:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
$101,722
Teachers in First/Second Year

Finances

Total Expenses
$79,170,000
Expenses Per Student
$18,006/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    65%
  • Support Services
    33%
  • Other
    2%

Wissahickon School District Reviews

7 reviews
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Great district to be in, the community surrounding is awesome! Teachers academics are great! Although there is definite improvement needed in the facilities at the school (ceiling, rats, heating/cooling).
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I graduated from Wissahickon High School in June 2015 and was in the district since kindergarten. I had a great experience at WSD. Everyone who worked there was committed to helping each student reach their full potential. I was put in a setting where I was challenged as both the students and the teachers cared. I also grew a lot throughout my time in the district and my teachers really helped me get out of my shell. I felt very well prepared for college as I took several AP classes and honors courses, and even if I didn't take AP classes I feel as if I would have been prepared as the college guidance was helpful for me. The school district is really a community. The teachers make the effort to get to know each student and also the parents. The families I grew up with were close as well. The relationships formed through the district enhanced my experience.
My experience at Wissahickon High school was overall a very positive one. I served as captain of the internationally-recognized robotics team, and had many pleasant interactions with faculty and administration throughout my four years as a student there. I was stimulated in my classes and was given many opportunities to succeed academically, which allowed me to become an AP Scholar and earn a considerable scholarship to Temple University.