Berwick Area High School

  • Berwick Area High School serves 762 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Berwick Area High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 32%.

Top Placements

Berwick Area High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

  • Berwick Area High School's student population of 762 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 53 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2017)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students762 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Berwick Area High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,835 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Berwick Area High School is 0.22, which is less 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
7%
10%
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Black
4%
15%
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White
88%
68%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Berwick Area High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.220.26
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Graduation Rate
87%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBerwick Area School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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