120 Media Line Rd
Newtown Square, PA 19073
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Marple Newtown Senior High School serves 1,065 students in grades 9-12.
Marple Newtown Senior 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 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (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 82% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Marple Newtown Senior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Marple Newtown Senior High School's student population of 1,065 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 83 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,065 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
83 teachers
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School Rankings

Marple Newtown Senior 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 Marple Newtown Senior High School is 0.28, 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
#375 out of 2797 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
11%
4%
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Hispanic
1%
11%
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Black
3%
15%
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White
84%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.28
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Graduation Rate
95%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
Great experience!Encourage you child to get involved. Amazing offering of AP classes and electives.
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5  
Availability of electives and art classes are very amazing. A vast amount of electives help students express themselves. Extracurricular activities are also very popular. They are very fun and very well managed.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,065 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 30% in PA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 82% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.28 (Btm 50%)

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