Wyoming Valley West Senior High School

150 Wadham St

Plymouth, PA 18651-2199

Tel: (570)779-5361
Grades: 9-12

1,315 students

Wyoming Valley West Senior High School serves 1,315 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Wyoming Valley West Senior High School operates within the Wyoming Valley West School District.
The school district's 80% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 1315 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 85 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,315 students
Wyoming Valley West Senior High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 85 teachers
Wyoming Valley West Senior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Wyoming Valley West Senior High School 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 0.27 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 15:1 15:1
Wyoming Valley West Senior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
Wyoming Valley West Senior High School Asian (1988-2013)
Hispanic
6%
9%
Wyoming Valley West Senior High School Hispanic (1992-2013)
Black
7%
16%
Wyoming Valley West Senior High School Black (1994-2013)
White
85%
70%
Wyoming Valley West Senior High School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups Wyoming Valley West Senior High School Sch Ethnicity Wyoming Valley West Senior 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.
0.27 0.24
Wyoming Valley West Senior High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
37%
36%
Wyoming Valley West Senior 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%
Wyoming Valley West Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,876 students has grown by 19% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 80% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Wyoming Valley West School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed 5,876 1,528
Wyoming Valley West   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 80% 88%
Wyoming Valley West   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $60 MM $21 MM
District Spending $58 MM $20 MM
District Revenue / Student $12,209 $12,476
Wyoming Valley West   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,744 $11,944
Wyoming Valley West   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 Hanover Area Junior Senior High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hanover Area Memorial Elementary School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Main El Center (0.4 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • PlymouthMain El Center
    165 West Main St
    PlymouthPA 18651
    (570)779-9529
    0.4 mi | 364 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Wilkes BarreHanover Area Junior Senior High School
    1600 Sans Souci Parkway
    Wilkes BarrePA 18706
    (570)831-2300
    1.5 mi | 932 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • Wilkes BarreHanover Green Elementary School
    561 Main Rd
    Wilkes BarrePA 18706
    (570)824-3941
    1.5 mi | 314 students | Gr. KG-1                      
  • Wilkes BarreHanover Area Memorial Elementary School
    80 West Saint Marys Rd
    Wilkes BarrePA 18706
    (570)822-5102
    1.7 mi | 460 students | Gr. 4-6                      
  • KingstonState El Center
    355 State St
    KingstonPA 18704
    (570)779-5381
    1.7 mi | 1085 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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