Downingtown High School West Campus

Downingtown High School West Campus serves 1,500 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Downingtown High School West Campus operates within the Downingtown Area School District.
The school district's 97% graduation rate is higher than the PA state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 1500 students has declined by 17% over five years.
The teacher population of 101 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,500 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 101 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 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 15:1 15:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
3%
3%
Hispanic
2%
9%
Black
6%
16%
White
88%
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.
0.22 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.
7%
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 11,915 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 97% has decreased from 100% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $15,355 is higher than the state average of $12,476. The district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four years.
The district spending/student of $14,168 is higher than the state average of $11,944. The district spending/student has grown by 24% over four years.
School District Name Downingtown Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
3
Number of Students Managed 11,915 1,528
Graduation Rate 97% 88%
District Total Revenue $182 MM $21 MM
District Spending $168 MM $20 MM
District Revenue / Student $15,355 $12,476
District Spending / Student $14,168 $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 Downingtown Stem Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Downingtown Stem Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Downingtown Stem Academy (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • DowningtownDowningtown Stem Academy
    335 Manor Ave
    DowningtownPA 19335
    (610)269-8460
    0.3 mi | Gr. 9-11 | 598 students                      
  • DowningtownDownington Middle School
    115 Rock Raymond Rd
    DowningtownPA 19335
    (610)518-0685
    0.3 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 1311 students                      
  • DowningtownBeaver Creek Elementary School
    601 West Pennsylvania Ave
    DowningtownPA 19335
    (610)269-2790
    0.6 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 470 students                      
  • DowningtownEast Ward Elementary School
    435 Washington Ave
    DowningtownPA 19335
    (610)269-8282
    1.2 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 557 students                      
  • DowningtownBradford Hgts Elementary School
    1330 Romig Rd
    DowningtownPA 19335
    (610)269-6021
    1.6 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 500 students                      

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