Penn Wood High School - Green Ave Campus

Penn Wood High School - Green Ave Campus serves 775 students in grades 11-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Penn Wood High School - Green Ave Campus operates within the William Penn School District.
The school district's 89% graduation rate is higher than the PA state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 775 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 11-12
Total Students 775 students
Penn Wood High School - Green Ave Campus Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Penn Wood High School - Green Ave Campus Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Penn Wood High School - Green Ave Campus Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 14:1
Penn Wood High School - Green Ave Campus Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
Penn Wood High School - Green Ave Campus Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
n/a
8%
Penn Wood High School - Green Ave Campus Hispanic (1990-2011)
Black
92%
16%
Penn Wood High School - Green Ave Campus Black (1988-2012)
White
5%
71%
Penn Wood High School - Green Ave Campus White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Penn Wood High School - Green Ave Campus Sch Ethnicity Penn Wood High School - Green Ave 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.
0.15 0.47
Penn Wood High School - Green Ave Campus Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
56%
34%
Penn Wood High School - Green Ave Campus 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.
10%
6%
Penn Wood High School - Green Ave Campus Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,829 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 89% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name William Penn School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed 5,829 1,559
William Penn   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
Graduation Rate 89% 88%
William Penn   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $81 MM $21 MM
William Penn   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $78 MM $20 MM
William Penn   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,303 $12,476
William Penn   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,601 $11,944
William Penn   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 Upper Darby Senior High School (1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Beverly Hills Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is East Lansdowne Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • East Lansdowne East Lansdowne Elementary School
    Magnet School
    401 Emerson Ave
    East Lansdowne , PA , 19050
    (610)626-2415
    Magnet School
    0.4  mi  |  340  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Lansdowne Ardmore Avenue School
    161 Ardmore Ave
    Lansdowne , PA , 19050
    (610)623-7900
    0.6  mi  |  439  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Upper Darby Beverly Hills Middle School
    1400 Garrett Rd
    Upper Darby , PA , 19082
    (610)626-9317
    0.7  mi  |  1529  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Upper Darby Stonehurst Hills Elementary School
    7051 Ruskin Ln
    Upper Darby , PA , 19082
    (610)626-9111
    0.7  mi  |  625  students  |  Gr.  1-5
  • Upper Darby Bywood Elementary School
    330 Avon Rd
    Upper Darby , PA , 19082
    (610)352-6842
    0.8  mi  |  684  students  |  Gr.  1-5

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