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Downingtown High School West
  • Public
  • DOWNINGTOWN, PA

Report Card

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

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Downingtown High School West is a highly rated, public school located in DOWNINGTOWN, PA. It has 1,736 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 84% of students are at least proficient in math and 89% in reading.

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Downingtown High School West Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
89%
Percent Proficient - Math
84%
Average Graduation Rate
94%
Average SAT
1190
423 responses
Average ACT
27
68 responses
AP Enrollment
23%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$66,345
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,194
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$242,700
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
88%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 17 responses
Poll
71%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 17 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 56 responses
  • Football games
    16%
  • Prom
    16%
  • Sports Events
    14%
  • The musical.
    14%
  • Homecoming
    9%
  • Powderpuff
    9%
  • The plays
    9%

Students

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,736
Free or Reduced Lunch
11%
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 22 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 22 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 22 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$74,666
Teachers in First/Second Year
13.8%
69%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 29 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 29 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 29 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$16,571 / year
National
$12,239
92%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 25 responses
40%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 25 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 25 responses

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