Cheltenham High School

500 Rices Mill Rd

Wyncote, PA 19095-1942

Grades: 9-12

1,448 students

Cheltenham High School serves 1,448 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 30%.
Cheltenham High School operates within the Cheltenham Township School District.
The school district's 91% graduation rate is higher than the PA state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 1448 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 108 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,448 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 108 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 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
American Indian
1% n/a
Asian
6%
3%
Hispanic
3%
9%
Black
52%
16%
White
38%
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.
0.59 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.
15%
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.
4%
5%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,523 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 91% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Cheltenham Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 4,523 1,528
Graduation Rate 91% 88%
District Total Revenue $92 MM $21 MM
District Spending $104 MM $20 MM
District Revenue / Student $21,498 $12,476
District Spending / Student $24,394 $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 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 Students Grades
  • WyncoteWyncote Elementary School
    333 Rices Mill Rd
    WyncotePA 19095
    (215)881-6410
    0.4 mi | 416 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • WyncoteCedarbrook Middle School
    300 Longfellow Rd
    WyncotePA 19095
    (215)881-6423
    0.4 mi | 740 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • WyncoteEducation Plus Academy Cyber Charter School
    Charter School
    1110 Church Rd
    WyncotePA 19095
    (215)380-4809
    Charter School

    0.8 mi | 220 students | Gr. KG-12                      
  • PhiladelphiaMccloskey John F School
    8500 Pickering St
    PhiladelphiaPA 19150
    (215)248-6600
    0.9 mi | 418 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • PhiladelphiaEdmonds Franklin S School
    8025 Thouron Ave
    PhiladelphiaPA 19150
    (215)276-5261
    1.1 mi | 586 students | Gr. PK-6                      

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