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Penn Wood High School
  • Public
  • LANSDOWNE, PA

Report Card

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

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Penn Wood High School is a public school located in LANSDOWNE, PA. It has 1,457 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 40% of students are at least proficient in math and 44% in reading.

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LANSDOWNE, PA 19050
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
44%
Percent Proficient - Math
40%
Average Graduation Rate
75%
Average SAT
1020
155 responses
Average ACT
21
10 responses
AP Enrollment
10%

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Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$55,536
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,023
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$161,100
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
40%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 10 responses
Poll
30%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 10 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 32 responses
  • Prom
    19%
  • Award ceremonies
    16%
  • Homecoming
    16%
  • Football games
    13%
  • Pep ralley
    13%
  • Talent/ Fashion shows
    9%
  • Spirit Week
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,457
Free or Reduced Lunch
93%
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 14 responses
93%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 14 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 14 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$89,800
Teachers in First/Second Year
11.8%
44%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 18 responses
56%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 18 responses
39%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 18 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$20,247 / year
National
$12,239
70%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 20 responses
20%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 20 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 20 responses

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