Central Bucks High School-east

Central Bucks High School-east serves 1,624 students in grades 10-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Central Bucks High School-east operates within the Central Bucks School District.
The school district's 96% graduation rate is higher than the PA state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 1624 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 91 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 10-12
Total Students 1,624 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 91 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less 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 18:1 15:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
4%
3%
Hispanic
2%
9%
Black
1%
16%
White
92%
70%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.15 0.24
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.
4%
36%
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.
1%
5%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 19,814 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 96% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $13,259 is higher than the state average of $12,476. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,656 is higher than the state average of $11,944. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Central Bucks School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
3
Number of Students Managed 19,814 1,528
Graduation Rate 96% 88%
District Total Revenue $270 MM $21 MM
District Spending $278 MM $20 MM
District Revenue / Student $13,259 $12,476
District Spending / Student $13,656 $11,944
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Central Bucks High School-west (4.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Holicong Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Buckingham Elementary School (1.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • DoylestownHolicong Middle School
    2900 Holicong Rd
    DoylestownPA 18902
    (267)893-2700
    0.1 mi | Gr. 7-9 | 1192 students                      
  • BuckinghamBuckingham Elementary School
    2414 Durham Rd
    BuckinghamPA 18912
    (267)893-4200
    1.5 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 538 students                      
  • DoylestownCold Spring Elementary School
    4150 Durham Rd
    DoylestownPA 18902
    (267)893-3800
    2.2 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 702 students                      
  • DoylestownLinden Elementary School
    480 Linden Ave
    DoylestownPA 18901
    (267)893-4400
    3.6 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 491 students                      
  • SoleburyNew Hope-solebury Lower Elementary School
    3020 North Sugan Rd
    SoleburyPA 18963
    (215)297-5438
    3.8 mi | Gr. KG-2 | 267 students                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended December 28, 2009 - This school teaches to a test, in that the courses are based around scoring well on the standardized tests of Pa. The Guidance office is more interested in keeping the G.P.A. of the school up than the individual. Extracurricular activities are a joke consisting of most normal sports, (Football, Baseball, Basketball,etc...) the funding of said sports is low, and meaningfull clubs are virtually non-existant. Frankly, it's a bigger school that wants money, and beleive me YOU'LL pay the high taxes to live in C.B. but what the school district doesn't say is that it has one of the highest incomes of any school district but is one of the lowest on money spent per-student ratios out there. If you have a son or daughter at a C.B. school, ask them to show you their texts, in most cases the text books were printed when the parents of the kids in this school were in highschool themselves (and passed through the hands of many students along the years). Personally, learning Modern World history will be interesting with a book written before I was born, I just can't wait to hear how this Cold War thing turned out. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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