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

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Parkland High School is a highly rated, public school located in Allentown, PA. It has 3,216 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 77% of students are at least proficient in math and 88% in reading.

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Parkland High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
88%
Percent Proficient - Math
77%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1240
1,067 responses
Average ACT
29
146 responses
AP Enrollment
20%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade B+
Median Household Income
$82,258
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,389
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$238,000
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
94%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 54 responses
Poll
74%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 54 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 222 responses
  • Mr. Parkland
    18%
  • Post Prom
    17%
  • The Festival of the Arts is always entertaining.
    15%
  • Prom
    14%
  • Homecoming
    12%
  • Garter Bowl
    12%
  • Theater productions
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
3,216
Free or Reduced Lunch
20%
94%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 68 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 68 responses
93%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 68 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$87,768
Teachers in First/Second Year
6.8%
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 90 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 90 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 90 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$17,378 / year
National
$12,239
93%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 102 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 102 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 102 responses

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