Penn Trafford High School

Penn Trafford High School serves 1,304 students in grades 9-12.
Penn Trafford 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 89% (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 94% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Penn Trafford High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Penn Trafford High School's student population of 1,304 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 73 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,304 students
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Total Classroom Teachers73 teachers
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School Rankings

Penn Trafford High School is ranked within the top 1% 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 Penn Trafford High School is 0.08, 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 Testing Rank
#22 out of 2797 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:114:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
1%
11%
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Black
1%
15%
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White
96%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.080.53
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Graduation Rate
98%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
46%
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 Lunch
1%
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 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Penn Trafford High School is Jeannette High School (3.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Penn Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Harrison Park Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jeannette Harrison Park Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 443 students
    0.7 miles
    18 Dell Avenue
    Jeannette, PA 15644
    (724) 744-2161
    0.7 K-5 443
  • Jeannette Mccullough Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 370 students
    0.8 miles
    213 Watt Rd
    Jeannette, PA 15644
    (724) 744-7441
    0.8 K-5 370
  • Jeannette Penn Middle School Math: 60% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 609 students
    0.8 miles
    1007 Penn Middle Way
    Jeannette, PA 15644
    (724) 744-4431
    0.8 6-8 609
  • Irwin Sunrise Elementary School Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: K-5 | 313 students
    2.1 miles
    171 Sunrise Dr
    Irwin, PA 15642
    (724) 864-6700
    2.1 K-5 313
  • Irwin Sheridan Terrace Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-4 | 480 students
    2.9 miles
    1219 Morris Avenue
    Irwin, PA 15642
    (724) 861-3025
    2.9 K-4 480

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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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