West Chester Area SD School District

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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 16 public schools managed by West Chester Area SD School District serving 11,577 students in West Chester, Pennsylvania.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is less than the state average of 15:1.

West Chester Area SD School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • West Chester E N Peirce Middle School
    1314 Burke Rd
    West Chester, PA 19380
    (484)266-2500

    Grades: 6-8 | 953 students
  • West Chester East Bradford Elementary School
    820 Frank Rd
    West Chester, PA 19380
    (484)266-2100

    Grades: K-5 | 441 students
  • West Chester East Goshen Elementary School
    800 N Chester Rd
    West Chester, PA 19380
    (484)266-1500

    Grades: K-5 | 405 students
  • Exton Exton Elementary School
    301 S Hendricks Ave
    Exton, PA 19341
    (484)266-1400

    Grades: K-5 | 476 students
  • West Chester Fern Hill Elementary School
    915 Lincoln Ave
    West Chester, PA 19380
    (484)266-1600

    Grades: K-5 | 532 students
  • West Chester Glen Acres Elementary School
    1150 Delancey Pl
    West Chester, PA 19382
    (484)266-1700

    Grades: K-5 | 554 students
  • West Chester Hillsdale Elementary School
    725 W Market St
    West Chester, PA 19382
    (484)266-2000

    Grades: K-5 | 562 students
  • West Chester J R Fugett Middle School
    500 Ellis Ln
    West Chester, PA 19380
    (484)266-2900

    Grades: 6-8 | 883 students
  • West Chester Mary C Howse Elementary School
    641 W Boot Rd
    West Chester, PA 19380
    (484)266-1300

    Grades: K-5 | 524 students
  • West Chester Penn Wood Elementary School
    1470 Johnny's Way
    West Chester, PA 19382
    (484)266-1900

    Grades: K-5 | 510 students
  • West Chester Sarah W Starkweather Elementary School
    1050 Wilmington Pike
    West Chester, PA 19382
    (484)266-2200

    Grades: K-5 | 580 students
  • West Chester Stetson Middle School
    1060 Wilmington Pike
    West Chester, PA 19382
    (484)266-2700

    Grades: 6-8 | 969 students
  • West Chester West Chester Bayard Rustin High School
    1100 Shiloh Road
    West Chester, PA 19382
    (484)266-4300

    Grades: 9-12 | 1284 students
  • West Chester West Chester East High School
    450 Ellis Ln
    West Chester, PA 19380
    (484)266-3800

    Grades: 9-12 | 1245 students
  • West Chester West Chester Henderson High School
    400 Montgomery Ave
    West Chester, PA 19380
    (484)266-3300

    Grades: 9-12 | 1220 students
  • West Chester Westtown-thornbury Elementary School
    750 Westbourne Road
    West Chester, PA 19382
    (484)266-1800

    Grades: K-5 | 439 students

Overview

School District NameWest Chester Area SD School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students11,577 students
# of Teachers820 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
# of Male Students5,860 students
% Male Students
51%
# of Female Students5,717 students
% Female Students
49%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.37
# of American Indian Students4 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students906 students
% Asian Students
8%
# of Hispanic Students861 students
% Hispanic Students
7%
# of Black Students585 students
% Black Students
5%
# of White Students9,035 students
% White Students
78%
# of Hawaiian Students16 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students170 students
% of Two or more races Students
1%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: -
# of Students in Kindergarten:672
# of Students in 1st Grade:786
# of Students in 2nd Grade:876
# of Students in 3rd Grade:906
# of Students in 4th Grade:879
# of Students in 5th Grade:904
# of Students in 6th Grade:893
# of Students in 7th Grade:965
# of Students in 8th Grade:947
# of Students in 9th Grade:928
# of Students in 10th Grade:945
# of Students in 11th Grade:903
# of Students in 12th Grade:973
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • West Chester Area SD School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 663 school districts in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 97% has increased from 96% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of West Chester Area 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Chester Area 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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
97%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of West Chester Area SD School District and public school graduation rate of PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $17,131 is higher than the state average of $13,057. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $16,244 is higher than the state average of $12,924. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (PA)
Total Revenue$200 MM$19 MM
This chart display total revenue of West Chester Area SD School District and average revenue for each school distric in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$190 MM$19 MM
This chart display total spending of West Chester Area SD School District and average spending for each school distric in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$17,131$13,057
This chart display average revenue per public school student in West Chester Area SD School District and average revenue per public school student in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$16,244$12,924
This chart display average spending per public school student in West Chester Area SD School District and average spending per public school student in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Did You Know?
West Chester Area SD School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.37, which is higher than the Pennsylvania average of 0.27. The most diverse school in the district is Mary C Howse Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.