Downingtown High School West Campus

  • Downingtown High School West Campus serves 1,563 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 83% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year.
  • Downingtown High School West Campus placed in the top 5% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), 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 1,563 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 109 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,563 students
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Total Classroom Teachers109 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Downingtown High School West Campus is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,820 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Downingtown High School West Campus is 0.24, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#125 out of 2820 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
45%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
5%
11%
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Black
4%
15%
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White
87%
66%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.240.53
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Graduation Rate
96%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
44%
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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 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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