Downingtown High School West Campus

  • Downingtown High School West Campus serves 1,482 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 83% (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 88% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

Top Placements

Downingtown High School West Campus places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

  • Downingtown High School West Campus's student population of 1,482 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 105 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,482 students
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Total Classroom Teachers105 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Downingtown High School West Campus's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Downingtown High School West Campus is 0.26, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#41 out of 2,835 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Downingtown High School West Campus 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)
88%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Downingtown High School West Campus 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 Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
4%
11%
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Black
6%
15%
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White
86%
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 Downingtown High School West Campus.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.260.53
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Graduation Rate
95%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
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 Downingtown High School West Campus and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDowningtown Area SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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