William Tennent High School

William Tennent High School serves 1,821 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 31%.
William Tennent High School operates within the Centennial School District.
Centennial School District's 88% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

The student population of 1821 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 107 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,821 students
William Tennent High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % William Tennent High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 107 teachers
William Tennent High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade William Tennent High School Student 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 0.32 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
William Tennent High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
3%
3%
William Tennent High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
10%
9%
William Tennent High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
3%
15%
William Tennent High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
82%
69%
William Tennent High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
William Tennent High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.32 0.24
William Tennent 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.
25%
38%
William Tennent High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
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.
5%
5%
William Tennent High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Centennial School District's student population of 5,598 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 88% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The revenue/student of $15,274 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $18,136 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has declined by 25% over four years.
School District Name Centennial School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 5,598 1,514
Centennial   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 88% 89%
Centennial   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2014)
District Total Revenue $91 MM $21 MM
Centennial   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $108 MM $20 MM
Centennial   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $15,274 $12,967
Centennial   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $18,136 $12,300
Centennial   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 Eastern Center For Arts & Technology (2.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Upper Moreland Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mcdonald Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • WarminsterMcdonald Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 868 students
    0.3 miles
    666 Reeves Ln
    WarminsterPA 18974
    (215)441-6157
    0.3PK-5868
  • HatboroUpper Moreland Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 668 students
    1.4 miles
    4000 Orangemans Rd
    HatboroPA 19040
    (215)674-4185
    1.46-8668
  • HatboroUpper Moreland Intermediate School
    Grades: 3-5 | 678 students
    1.5 miles
    3990 Orangemans Rd
    HatboroPA 19040
    (215)325-1700
    1.53-5678
  • HatboroUpper Moreland Primary School
    Grades: KG-2 | 720 students
    1.5 miles
    3980 Orangemans Rd
    HatboroPA 19040
    (215)325-1400
    1.5KG-2720
  • HatboroCrooked Billet Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 247 students
    1.6 miles
    69 Meadowbrook Ave
    HatboroPA 19040
    (215)420-5300
    1.6KG-5247

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