West Scranton High School

West Scranton High School serves 902 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 31%.
West Scranton High School operates within the Scranton School District.
Scranton School District's 87% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

The student population of 902 students has declined by 16% over five years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 902 students
West Scranton High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % West Scranton High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 76 teachers
West Scranton High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade West Scranton High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 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 12:1 15:1
West Scranton High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
13%
9%
West Scranton High School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
12%
15%
West Scranton High School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
74%
69%
West Scranton High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
West Scranton High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
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
West Scranton High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
55%
38%
West Scranton High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2014)
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%
West Scranton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

Scranton School District's student population of 9,795 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 87% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,370 in this district is less than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $13,977 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Scranton School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
3
Number of Students Managed 9,795 1,514
Scranton   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 87% 89%
Scranton   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2014)
District Total Revenue $118 MM $21 MM
Scranton   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $134 MM $20 MM
Scranton   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,370 $12,967
Scranton   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,977 $12,300
Scranton   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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 Grades Students
  • ScrantonFrances Willard #32 Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 590 students
    0.3 miles
    1100 Eynon St
    ScrantonPA 18504
    (570)348-3692
    0.3PK-5590
  • ScrantonWest Scranton Intrmd School
    Grades: 6-8 | 696 students
    0.3 miles
    1401 Fellows St
    ScrantonPA 18504
    (570)348-3475
    0.36-8696
  • ScrantonCharles Sumner #18 Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 305 students
    0.7 miles
    North Sumner Ave And Swetland
    ScrantonPA 18504
    (570)348-3688
    0.7PK-5305
  • ScrantonIsaac Tripp Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 808 students
    1.1 miles
    1000 North Everett Ave
    ScrantonPA 18504
    (570)348-3677
    1.1PK-5808
  • ScrantonScranton High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1776 students
    1.1 miles
    63 Munchak Way
    ScrantonPA 18510
    (570)348-3481
    1.19-121776

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