Wayne Highlands SD School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 2,328 students in Wayne Highlands SD School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania.
Public Schools in Wayne Highlands SD School District have an average math proficiency score of 60% (versus the Pennsylvania public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 75% (versus the 62% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Wayne Highlands SD School District are Honesdale High School, Damascus Area School and Lakeside Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Wayne Highlands SD School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Pennsylvania.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Pennsylvania public school average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Wayne Highlands SD School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Pennsylvania for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Wayne Highlands SD School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (PA)
# Schools
6 Schools
2,946 Schools
# Students
2,328 Students
1,684,293 Students
# Teachers
198 Teachers
120,123 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Wayne Highlands SD School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 701 school districts in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has decreased from 94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (PA)
Overall District Rank
#98 out of 707 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Wayne Highlands SD  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wayne Highlands SD  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of PA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
62%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wayne Highlands SD  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of PA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90-94%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Wayne Highlands SD  School District and public school graduation rate of PA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.17
0.56
# American Indian Students
7 Students
2,726 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
22 Students
72,728 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
114 Students
219,362 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
13%
# Black Students
14 Students
244,983 Students
% Black Students
1%
15%
# White Students
2,124 Students
1,064,795 Students
% White Students
91%
63%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
1,459 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
45 Students
77,126 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
6,463
# Students in K Grade:
166
109,625
# Students in 1st Grade:
179
123,218
# Students in 2nd Grade:
172
123,669
# Students in 3rd Grade:
175
124,533
# Students in 4th Grade:
186
126,959
# Students in 5th Grade:
160
127,713
# Students in 6th Grade:
178
131,511
# Students in 7th Grade:
193
136,339
# Students in 8th Grade:
193
136,694
# Students in 9th Grade:
180
140,084
# Students in 10th Grade:
164
136,062
# Students in 11th Grade:
168
131,784
# Students in 12th Grade:
214
129,639
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $24,357 is higher than the state median of $18,473. The school district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $23,095 is higher than the state median of $17,771. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (PA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$57 MM
$24 MM
This chart display total revenue of Wayne Highlands SD  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in PA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$54 MM
$23 MM
This chart display total spending of Wayne Highlands SD  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in PA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$24,357
$18,473
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Wayne Highlands SD  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in PA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$23,095
$17,771
This chart display average spending per public school student in Wayne Highlands SD  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in PA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Wayne Highlands SD School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Honesdale High School
Math: 83% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
459 Terrace St
Honesdale, PA 18431
(570) 253-2046
Grades: 9-12
| 726 students
Rank: #22.
Damascus Area School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
174 High School Rd
Damascus, PA 18415
(570) 224-4114
Grades: PK-8
| 276 students
Rank: #33.
Lakeside Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
129 Lakeside Dr
Honesdale, PA 18431
(570) 253-6820
Grades: 3-5
| 369 students
Rank: #44.
Wayne Highlands MiddleSchool
Math: 51% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
482 Grove St
Honesdale, PA 18431
(570) 253-5900
Grades: 6-8
| 413 students
Rank: #55.
Preston School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1493 Crosstown Highway
Lakewood, PA 18439
(570) 798-2516
Grades: K-8
| 151 students
Rank: n/an/a
123 Abc Drive
Honesdale, PA 18431
(570) 253-3010
Grades: PK-2
| 393 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Wayne Highlands SD School District
  • 474 Grove St, Honesdale, PA, 18431-1099
  • (570) 253-4661
  • waynehighlands.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 2,328 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 50% in PA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 74% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

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