Wilson High School

2601 Grandview Blvd

Reading, PA 19609-1324

Tel: (610)670-0180
Grades: 9-12

1,845 students

Wilson High School serves 1,845 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Wilson High School operates within the Wilson School District.
The school district's 96% graduation rate is higher than the PA state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 1845 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 108 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,845 students
Wilson High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 108 teachers
Wilson High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Wilson High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 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 17:1 15:1
Wilson High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
4%
3%
Wilson High School Asian (1988-2013)
Hispanic
13%
9%
Wilson High School Hispanic (1989-2013)
Black
9%
16%
Wilson High School Black (1988-2013)
White
74%
70%
Wilson High School White (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Wilson High School Ethnicity Breakdown Public School Average 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.
0.43 0.24
Wilson 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.
15%
36%
Wilson 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.
4%
5%
Wilson High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,077 students has grown by 22% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 96% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Wilson School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
3
Number of Students Managed 7,077 1,528
Wilson    School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 96% 88%
Wilson    School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $78 MM $21 MM
District Spending $86 MM $20 MM
District Revenue / Student $13,604 $12,476
Wilson    School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,926 $11,944
Wilson    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 Wyomissing Area Junior Senior High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wilson West Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Whitfield Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ReadingWilson West Middle School
    450 Faust Rd
    ReadingPA 19608
    (610)670-0180
    0 mi | 720 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • ReadingWhitfield Elementary School
    2700 Van Reed Rd
    ReadingPA 19609
    (610)670-0180
    0.3 mi | 507 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • ReadingCornwall Terrace Elementary School
    3100 Iroquois Ave
    ReadingPA 19608
    (610)670-0180
    0.8 mi | 512 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • ReadingWilson Southern Middle School
    3100 Iroquois Ave
    ReadingPA 19608
    (610)670-0180
    0.8 mi | 670 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • ReadingWest Wyomissing Elementary School
    2173 Garfield Ave
    ReadingPA 19609
    (610)670-0180
    0.8 mi | 193 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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