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

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Upper Darby Senior High School is an above average, public school located in Drexel Hill, PA. It has 3,819 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 49% of students are at least proficient in math and 59% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
59%
Percent Proficient - Math
49%
Average Graduation Rate
83%
Average SAT
1110
789 responses
Average ACT
27
50 responses
AP Enrollment
10%

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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 minus
Median Household Income
$71,326
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,093
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$182,200
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
64%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 53 responses
Poll
70%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 53 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 151 responses
  • Prom
    22%
  • Homecoming
    20%
  • Pep rally
    18%
  • Football Games
    15%
  • Musicals
    10%
  • Marching band performances
    4%
  • Choir Trip
    2%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
3,819
Free or Reduced Lunch
96%
77%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 62 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 62 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 62 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$70,617
Teachers in First/Second Year
14.1%
59%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 80 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 80 responses
59%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 80 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$15,338 / year
National
$12,239
87%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 97 responses
36%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 97 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 97 responses

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