Academy Park High School

  • Academy Park High School serves 1,255 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Academy Park High School's student population of 1,255 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 78 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,255 students
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Total Classroom Teachers78 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Academy Park High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Academy Park High School is 0.43, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#2105 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
4%
11%
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Black
73%
15%
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White
19%
66%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Academy Park High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.430.26
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Graduation Rate
85%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Academy Park High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSoutheast Delco SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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