West Scranton High School

West Scranton High School serves 1,015 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 29%.
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 1015 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 77 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,015 students
West Scranton High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 77 teachers
West Scranton High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade West Scranton 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 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.83. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
West Scranton High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
West Scranton High School Asian (1993-2010)
Hispanic
11%
8%
West Scranton High School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
10%
16%
West Scranton High School Black (1992-2012)
White
75%
71%
West Scranton High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups West Scranton High School Sch Ethnicity West Scranton 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.
0.42 0.83
West Scranton High School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
51%
34%
West Scranton High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2012)
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.
8%
6%
West Scranton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,993 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 91% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Scranton School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
3
Number of Students Managed 9,993 1,682
Scranton   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 91% 88%
Scranton   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $113 MM $21 MM
District Spending $122 MM $20 MM
Scranton   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,723 $12,476
Scranton   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,651 $11,944
Scranton   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 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 Students Grades
  • Scranton Frances Willard #32 Elementary School
    1100 Eynon St
    Scranton , PA , 18504
    (570)348-3692
    0.3  mi  |  591  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Scranton West Scranton Intrmd School
    1401 Fellows St
    Scranton , PA , 18504
    (570)348-3475
    0.3  mi  |  743  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Scranton Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School
    North Sumner Ave And Swetland
    Scranton , PA , 18504
    (570)348-3688
    0.7  mi  |  293  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Scranton Isaac Tripp Elementary School
    1000 North Evertt Ave
    Scranton , PA , 18504
    (570)348-3677
    1.1  mi  |  685  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Scranton Scranton High School
    63 Munchak Way
    Scranton , PA , 18510
    (570)348-3481
    1.1  mi  |  1802  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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Scranton, 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 0.12, which is lower than the Pennsylvania average of 0.25. The most diverse school in Scranton is John J. Audubon #42 Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.