West Scranton High School

West Scranton High School serves 941 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 30%.
West Scranton High School operates within the Scranton School District.
The school district's 91% graduation rate is higher than the PA state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 941 students has declined by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 78 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 941 students
West Scranton High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 78 teachers
West Scranton High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade West Scranton High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 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 12:1 15:1
West Scranton High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
13%
9%
West Scranton High School Black Students (1993-2013)
Black
10%
16%
West Scranton High School Black Students (1992-2013)
White
76%
70%
West Scranton High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
2%
West Scranton High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2013)
All Ethnic Groups West Scranton High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.40 0.24
West Scranton High School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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.
53%
36%
West Scranton High School 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.
8%
5%
West Scranton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,297 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 91% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,723 is less than the state average of $12,476. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,651 is higher than the state average of $11,944. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name Scranton School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
3
Number of Students Managed 10,297 1,528
Scranton   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 91% 88%
Scranton   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $113 MM $21 MM
Scranton   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $122 MM $20 MM
Scranton   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,723 $12,476
Scranton   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,651 $11,944
Scranton   School District 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 Scranton High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is West Scranton Intrmd School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Frances Willard #32 Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ScrantonFrances Willard #32 Elementary School
    1100 Eynon St
    ScrantonPA 18504
    (570)348-3692
    0.3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 615 students                      
  • ScrantonWest Scranton Intrmd School
    1401 Fellows St
    ScrantonPA 18504
    (570)348-3475
    0.3 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 756 students                      
  • ScrantonCharles Sumner #18 Elementary School
    North Sumner Ave And Swetland
    ScrantonPA 18504
    (570)348-3688
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 315 students                      
  • ScrantonIsaac Tripp Elementary School
    1000 North Evertt Ave
    ScrantonPA 18504
    (570)348-3677
    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 734 students                      
  • ScrantonScranton High School
    63 Munchak Way
    ScrantonPA 18510
    (570)348-3481
    1.1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1773 students                      

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