Honesdale High School

  • Honesdale High School serves 811 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 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Honesdale High School's student population of 811 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 62 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students811 students
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Total Classroom Teachers62 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Honesdale High School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Honesdale High School is 0.06, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#138 out of 2,835 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Honesdale High School 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 Ratio13:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
3%
11%
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Black
n/a
15%
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White
97%
66%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Honesdale High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.060.26
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Graduation Rate
95%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Honesdale High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Honesdale High School 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 NameWayne Highlands SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
As an alumni, I was well prepared for college academically. I was a music student and didn't feel as well prepared in that area, but because of the dedication of my teachers they took extra time to make sure I was ready for the challenges in that area ahead in college despite the lack of course offerings in the music area. It's a great school with a great faculty.
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5  
Honesdale High School is a great school that offers many activities and especially excells in their music program. All students who attend here will recieve the best education out there.
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