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Henderson High School
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  • Public
  • WEST CHESTER, PA

Report Card

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

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Henderson High School is a highly rated, public school located in WEST CHESTER, PA. It has 1,333 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 84% of students are at least proficient in math and 87% in reading.

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Henderson High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
87%
Percent Proficient - Math
84%
Average Graduation Rate
97%
Average SAT
1240
522 responses
Average ACT
28
117 responses
AP Enrollment
40%

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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
$101,452
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,428
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$384,700
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
95%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 19 responses
Poll
79%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 19 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 66 responses
  • Pep Rally during Homecoming week
    23%
  • Homecoming, Homecoming Court & Spirit Week
    18%
  • Spirit Week
    14%
  • Mr. Henderson
    12%
  • Prom Showcase
    11%
  • Senior art show
    6%
  • Spring Sing- A Cappella
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,333
Free or Reduced Lunch
13%
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 25 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 25 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 25 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$79,187
Teachers in First/Second Year
9.2%
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 27 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 27 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 27 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$20,535 / year
National
$12,239
97%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 32 responses
56%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 32 responses
94%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 32 responses

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