Cheltenham High School

500 Rices Mill Rd,

Wyncote, PA, 19095-1942

Tel: (215)881-6400
Grades: 9-12

1,469 students

Cheltenham High School serves 1,469 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.
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 1469 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 115 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,469 students
Cheltenham High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 115 teachers
Cheltenham High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Cheltenham High School 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 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Cheltenham High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
3%
Cheltenham High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
3%
8%
Cheltenham High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
49%
16%
Cheltenham High School Black (1988-2012)
White
39%
71%
Cheltenham High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Cheltenham High School Sch Ethnicity Cheltenham High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.61 0.23
Cheltenham High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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%
34%
Cheltenham High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2010-2012)
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%
6%
Cheltenham High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2010-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,478 students has grown by 5% 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 4,478 1,682
Cheltenham Township   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 91% 88%
Cheltenham Township   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $92 MM $21 MM
Cheltenham Township   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $104 MM $20 MM
Cheltenham Township   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $21,498 $12,476
Cheltenham Township   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $24,394 $11,944
Cheltenham Township   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is New Media Technology Charter School (1.2 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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Wyncote Wyncote Elementary School
    333 Rices Mill Rd
    Wyncote , PA , 19095
    (215)881-6410
    0.4  mi  |  419  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Wyncote Cedarbrook Middle School
    300 Longfellow Rd
    Wyncote , PA , 19095
    (215)881-6423
    0.4  mi  |  719  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Philadelphia Mccloskey John F School
    8500 Pickering St
    Philadelphia , PA , 19150
    (215)248-6600
    0.9  mi  |  429  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Philadelphia Edmonds Franklin S School
    8025 Thouron Ave
    Philadelphia , PA , 19150
    (215)276-5261
    1.1  mi  |  588  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Philadelphia New Media Technology Charter School
    Charter School
    8034 Thouron Ave
    Philadelphia , PA , 19150
    (267)286-6900
    Charter School
    1.2  mi  |  447  students  |  Gr.  5-12

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Montgomery County, PA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.29, which is higher than the Pennsylvania average of 0.23. The most diverse school district in Montgomery County is Montgomery County Public Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.