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Derry Area Senior High School
  • Public
  • DERRY, PA

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Diversity
    grade C
  3. Teachers
    grade B
  4. College Prep
    grade C
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C+
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B
  7. Administration
    grade C minus
  8. Sports
    grade B minus
  9. Food
    grade B minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C

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Derry Area Senior High School is a public school located in DERRY, PA. It has 569 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 72% of students are at least proficient in math and 77% in reading.

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988 NORTH CHESTNUT ST EXT
DERRY, PA 15627
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
77%
Percent Proficient - Math
72%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1130
122 responses
Average ACT
22
16 responses
AP Enrollment
12%

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Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B+
Median Household Income
$48,304
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$625
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$86,900
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
73%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 11 responses
Poll
55%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 11 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 39 responses
  • Football games and pep rallies
    28%
  • Prom
    23%
  • Bachelor Auction
    15%
  • Baseball games and peep rallies
    13%
  • Volleyball Games
    8%
  • Homecoming
    5%
  • Prom Promise Carnival
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade C
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
569
Free or Reduced Lunch
27%
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 16 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 16 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 16 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$75,116
Teachers in First/Second Year
2.4%
55%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 22 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 22 responses
45%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 22 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$17,319 / year
National
$12,239
73%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 22 responses
32%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 22 responses
55%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 22 responses

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