Cheltenham High School

500 Rices Mill Rd

Wyncote, PA 19095-1942

Tel: (215)881-6400
Grades 9-12
1,473 students
Cheltenham High School serves 1,473 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 31%.
Cheltenham High School operates within the Cheltenham Township School District.
The school district's 83% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

The student population of 1473 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 112 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,473 students
Cheltenham High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Cheltenham High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 112 teachers
Cheltenham High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Cheltenham High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
Cheltenham High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
6%
3%
Cheltenham High School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
3%
9%
Cheltenham High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
54%
15%
Cheltenham High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
37%
69%
Cheltenham High School White Students (1988-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Cheltenham High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.57 0.24
Cheltenham High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
15%
38%
Cheltenham High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2010-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
5%
Cheltenham High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2010-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,561 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 83% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $21,918 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has grown by 32% over four years.
The district spending/student of $21,213 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has grown by 30% over four years.
School District Name Cheltenham Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 4,561 1,514
Cheltenham Township   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 83% 89%
Cheltenham Township   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $96 MM $21 MM
Cheltenham Township   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $93 MM $20 MM
Cheltenham Township   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $21,918 $12,967
Cheltenham Township   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $21,213 $12,300
Cheltenham Township   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Education Plus Academy Cyber Charter School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Cedarbrook Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wyncote Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WyncoteCedarbrook Middle School
    0.4 miles | Grades: 7-8 | 680 students300 Longfellow Rd
    WyncotePA 19095
    (215)881-6423
    0.47-8680
  • Elkins ParkWyncote Elementary School
    0.4 miles | Grades: KG-4 | 424 students8149 New Second St
    Elkins ParkPA 19027
    (215)881-6410
    0.4KG-4424
  • WayneEducation Plus Academy Cyber Charter School
    Charter School
    0.8 miles | Grades: KG-12 | 487 students487 Devon Park Dr
    WaynePA 19087
    (215)380-4809
    0.8KG-12487
  • PhiladelphiaMccloskey John F School
    0.9 miles | Grades: PK-7 | 437 students8500 Pickering St
    PhiladelphiaPA 19150
    (215)248-6600
    0.9PK-7437
  • PhiladelphiaEdmonds Franklin S School
    1.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 538 students8025 Thouron Ave
    PhiladelphiaPA 19150
    (215)276-5261
    1.1PK-5538

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