501 Chestnut St
Birdsboro, PA 19508
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Daniel Boone Area High School serves 1,143 students in grades 9-12.
Daniel Boone 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 77% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Daniel Boone Area High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Daniel Boone Area High School's student population of 1,143 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 71 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,143 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
71 teachers
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School Rankings

Daniel Boone Area High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,797 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Daniel Boone Area High School is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#527 out of 2797 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
3%
11%
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Black
4%
15%
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White
89%
66%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.21
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Graduation Rate
96%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,143 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 10% in PA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 77% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.21 (Btm 50%)

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