Central Bucks High School-south

  • Central Bucks High School-south serves 1,800 students in grades 10-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 84% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 86% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

Top Placements

Central Bucks High School-south places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

  • Central Bucks High School-south's student population of 1,800 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 106 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 10-12
Total Students1,800 students
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Total Classroom Teachers106 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Central Bucks High School-south's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Central Bucks High School-south is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. 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#81 out of 2,835 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Central Bucks High School-south and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Central Bucks High School-south and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
7%
4%
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Hispanic
3%
11%
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Black
2%
15%
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White
87%
66%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Central Bucks High School-south.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.240.27
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Graduation Rate
96%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Central Bucks High School-south and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCentral Bucks SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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