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A-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Diversity
    C+
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A-
  6. Health & Safety
    B
  7. Administration
    B-
  8. Sports
    A-
  9. Food
    C
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Pennridge High School is a highly rated, public school located in Perkasie, PA. It has 2,350 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 71% of students are at least proficient in math and 84% in reading.
Address
1228 North Fifth Street
Perkasie, PA 18944
Telephone
(215) 453-6944

Pennridge High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
84%
Percent Proficient - Math
71%
Average Graduation Rate
96%
Average SAT
1180
441 responses
Average ACT
25
102 responses
AP Enrollment
15%
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Living in the Area
B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    C+
  2. Good for Families
    A-
  3. Housing
    B
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$67,700
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$982
National
$949
Median Home Value
$241,200
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B
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
84%
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 42 responses
Report
  • Sporting Events
    33%
  • Prom
    24%
  • Mr. pennridge
    17%
  • Pep-rally
    12%
  • Powder puff football games
    10%
  • Homecoming
    5%

Students

Diversity
C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,350
Free or Reduced Lunch
19%
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.21 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.21 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.21 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$88,692
Teachers in First/Second Year
3.4%
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.43 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.43 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.43 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$15,453/ year
National
$12,239
90%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.48 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.48 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.48 responses
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Pennridge High School was a decent experience. The building itself was recently revamped within the last ten years, so the facilities are new and updated. The faculty that I've had were great teachers as all of them were always open when it came to questions or extended help on school work. Pennridge also has a lot of clubs and activities for all different type of students to get involved in. There is a lack of diversity in which being a person of color was a hard thing to adjust and relate to other peers. Pennridge should focus on some of those issues so that their whole student body feels a part of something in some way. . Safety of the school is great, as there are always door guards in the morning and during dismissal. Overall, I'm glad and privileged that I've had the pleasure of growing up in this school district. Pennridge creates great foundations for students entering college and or leaving to enter into adulthood.
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The best thing that is given at pennridge High School is the community. Everyone helps each other and gives numerous options for extracurricular activities and help services. One thing that could be changed is the amount of freedom that is given to the students. Once students reach higher education, they are stuck with a hard transition from high school to college. If high school can start that process early, incoming college freshman will be able to relieve most of the stress given in the first couple semesters.
I made wonderful connections with students and teachers at Pennridge High School. I would send my kids to Pennridge. I became very involved in high school and Pennridge offered various things to allow me to become involved. Pennridge allowed me to become involved in sports, academic honors, and service groups. The teachers also cared about the student's success and the class sizes allowed each student to get enough help. The students also very very supportive and worked hard to be successful.