Downingtown High School East Campus

Tel: (610)363-6400
Grades: 9-12

1,739 students

Downingtown High School East Campus serves 1,739 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Downingtown High School East Campus operates within the Downingtown Area School District.
The school district's 97% graduation rate is higher than the PA state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 1739 students has declined by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 123 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,739 students
Downingtown High School East Campus Total Students (2004-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 123 teachers
Downingtown High School East Campus Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2012)
Students by Grade Downingtown High School East Campus Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.31 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 14:1 14:1
Downingtown High School East Campus Student : Teacher Ratio (2004-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
3%
Downingtown High School East Campus Asian (2004-2012)
Hispanic
3%
8%
Downingtown High School East Campus Hispanic (2004-2012)
Black
5%
16%
Downingtown High School East Campus Black (2004-2012)
White
83%
71%
Downingtown High School East Campus White (2004-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Downingtown High School East Campus Sch Ethnicity Downingtown High School East 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.
0.31 0.47
Downingtown High School East Campus Diversity Score (2004-2012)
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.
3%
34%
Downingtown High School East Campus Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2012)
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.
1%
6%
Downingtown High School East Campus Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 11,779 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 97% has decreased from 100% over five years.
School District Name Downingtown Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
3
Number of Students Managed 11,779 1,559
Downingtown Area   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 97% 88%
Downingtown Area   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $182 MM $21 MM
Downingtown Area   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $168 MM $20 MM
Downingtown Area   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,355 $12,476
Downingtown Area   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,168 $11,944
Downingtown Area   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 Collegium Charter School (1.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Lionville Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lionville Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Downingtown Lionville Elementary School
    526 West Uwchlan Ave
    Downingtown , PA , 19335
    (610)363-6580
    0.2  mi  |  623  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Exton Lionville Middle School
    550 West Uwchlan Ave
    Exton , PA , 19341
    (610)524-6300
    0.4  mi  |  1569  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Downingtown Uwchlan Hills Elementary School
    50 Peck Rd
    Downingtown , PA , 19335
    (610)269-5656
    1.2  mi  |  536  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Exton Collegium Charter School
    Charter School
    535 James Hance Court
    Exton , PA , 19341
    (610)903-1300
    Charter School
    1.7  mi  |  1741  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Downingtown Shamona Creek Elementary School
    501 Dorlan Mill Rd
    Downingtown , PA , 19335
    (610)458-8703
    2.5  mi  |  497  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

School Reviews

  • Recommended June 16, 2008 - Very good education provided. Very knowledgeable, and personable staff and administration. School Board for district however is not so good. School it self though is great. Many great activities available. Great, clean buildings and an all around nice environment to grow and learn in! - Posted by Student/Alumni

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