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C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C
  2. Diversity
    A+
  3. Teachers
    B-
  4. College Prep
    C+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C+
  6. Health & Safety
    C+
  7. Administration
    C
  8. Sports
    B-
  9. Food
    C
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C
Pottstown Senior High School is a public school located in Pottstown, PA. It has 840 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. According to state test scores, 37% of students are at least proficient in math and 52% in reading.
Address
750 N Washington St
Pottstown, PA 19464
Telephone
(610) 970-6700
Website
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Pottstown Senior High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
52%
Percent Proficient - Math
37%
Average Graduation Rate
67%
Average SAT
1060
124 responses
Average ACT
23
6 responses
AP Enrollment
17%

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Living in the Area
C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    C+
  2. Good for Families
    C
  3. Housing
    C-
Median Household Income
$45,634
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$914
National
$949
Median Home Value
$127,000
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
C+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
63%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.8 responses
Poll
75%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.8 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 20 responses
Report
  • Prom
    20%
  • Pep Rallies
    15%
  • Senior Night
    15%
  • Spirit Week
    15%
  • Video Yearbook
    15%
  • Pep rallies
    10%
  • FCCLA
    5%

Students

Diversity
A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
840
Free or Reduced Lunch
100%
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.12 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.12 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.12 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
13:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$70,687
Teachers in First/Second Year
11.1%
62%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.13 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.13 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.13 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
C+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$18,466/ year
National
$12,239
80%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.15 responses
27%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.15 responses
60%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.15 responses
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Going four years here, allowed me to interact with one of the most diverse and friendly communities I have seen. As an ESL student, I saw very little prejudice against people like me. The teachers go above and beyond to make sure every student is prepared for not only college but life in general. If I could change one thing, it would be the mindset of the students here. There are so many talented students but they do not showcase their talents because of how others might judge them. They also go with the stereotype that since my school is "poor," it does not offer opportunity for its students. This is completely inaccurate because I have seen students take the resources offered by my school, and got into Ivy League schools, taken a scholarship trip to Ecuador, and won first prize in the We Are Innovator's Challenge. So, my philosophy is, it is not about what the school offers, but what you can achieve from all that is offered to you.
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Overall this school is a very good option for students. Although they are underfunded and have little compared to most districts, they do the best they can to make everything workout for the students. The academics are above average, despite what you probably have heard.
I met my 6 amazing bestfriends that all play soccer with me. I have had the opportunity to be taught by great teachers who have written me recommendations for college, awards, and more. The environment is friendly and everyone knows eachother because we are small , unlike bigger school districts.