Penn Trafford High School

  • Penn Trafford High School serves 1,291 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 76% (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 82% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Penn Trafford High School's student population of 1,291 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 74 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,291 students
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Total Classroom Teachers74 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Penn Trafford High School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Penn Trafford High School is 0.04, 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#91 out of 2,835 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Penn Trafford High School 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)
82%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Penn Trafford 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 Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
n/a
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Penn Trafford High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
Black
2%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Penn Trafford High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
98%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Penn Trafford High School and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Penn Trafford High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.040.26
This chart display the diversity score of Penn Trafford High School and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
98%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Penn Trafford High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Penn Trafford High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePenn-Trafford SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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Best school around. The teachers care and the classes are very well taught. They have recess, art, music, book fairs, tutoring, awards, help for kids who need a little extra help, healthy food, band, and many other fun yet academic programs and family fun.
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