Downingtown High School West Campus

Downingtown High School West Campus serves 1,512 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the state average of 29%.
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 1512 students has declined by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 104 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,512 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 104 teachers
Downingtown High School West Campus Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Downingtown High School West Campus Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less 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 14:1 14:1
Downingtown High School West Campus Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
3%
3%
Hispanic
2%
8%
Black
5%
16%
White
88%
71%
All Ethnic Groups Downingtown High School West Campus Sch Ethnicity Downingtown High School West Campus 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.
0.22 0.23
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.
5%
34%
Downingtown High School West Campus Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2013)
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%
6%
Downingtown High School West Campus Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 11,779 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 97% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Downingtown Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
3
Number of Students Managed 11,779 1,682
Downingtown Area   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 97% 88%
Downingtown Area   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $182 MM $21 MM
Downingtown Area   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $168 MM $20 MM
Downingtown Area   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,355 $12,476
Downingtown Area   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,168 $11,944
Downingtown Area   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Students Grades
  • DowningtownDowningtown Stem Academy
    335 Manor Ave
    DowningtownPA 19335
    (610)269-8460
    0.3 mi | 414 students | Gr. 9-10                      
  • DowningtownDownington Middle School
    115 Rock Raymond Rd
    DowningtownPA 19335
    (610)518-0685
    0.3 mi | 1284 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • DowningtownBeaver Creek Elementary School
    601 West Pennsylvania Ave
    DowningtownPA 19335
    (610)269-2790
    0.6 mi | 447 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • DowningtownEast Ward Elementary School
    435 Washington Ave
    DowningtownPA 19335
    (610)269-8282
    1.2 mi | 565 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • DowningtownBradford Hgts Elementary School
    1330 Romig Rd
    DowningtownPA 19335
    (610)269-6021
    1.6 mi | 505 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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Did You Know?
Downingtown, 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 0.25, which is lower than the Pennsylvania average of 0.25. The most diverse school in Downingtown is East Ward Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.