Pennridge High School

  • Pennridge High School serves 2,326 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 72% (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 83% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

Top Placements

Pennridge High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

  • Pennridge High School's student population of 2,326 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 126 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,326 students
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Total Classroom Teachers126 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pennridge High School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pennridge High School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. 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#418 out of 2,835 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pennridge 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)
83%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pennridge 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 Ratio18:115:1
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Asian
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Pennridge High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
4%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Pennridge High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
2%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Pennridge High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
90%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Pennridge High School and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pennridge High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.190.27
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Graduation Rate
93%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennridge 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
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennridge 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 NamePennridge 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  
This school is awesome! The teachers are great and really really helpful to my kids! They have great clubs and sports! This school is amazing for teens to enjoy their high school year! I wouldn't want my kid to go to any other high school but this one! Thank you Pennridge Family! GO RAMS!!!
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The academic program is very good. Students have high expectations. The school doesn't spend enough money on extra curricular clubs and sports.
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