New Hope-solebury High School

  • New Hope-solebury High School serves 532 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥95% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • New Hope-solebury High School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 32%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • New Hope-solebury High School's student population of 532 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2014)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students532 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • New Hope-solebury High School is ranked within the top 1% of all 2,835 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of New Hope-solebury High School is 0.19, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rankn/a
29%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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Asian
4%
4%
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Hispanic
5%
10%
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Black
n/a
15%
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White
90%
68%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.190.26
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Graduation Rate90-94%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
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 New Hope-solebury High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2000-01 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew Hope-solebury School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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This High School is about 2 grade levels above the average PA high school - on average.
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Education: Poor. Music/Arts: Without funding, the music program has been crippled. Awards: N/A Facilities: With recent (5 yr) renovations, the school is in fine shape. District parents run the local PTA; they are often stuffy, religious.
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