Wissahickon SD School District

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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 6 public schools managed by Wissahickon SD School District serving 4,481 students in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is more than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is less than the state average of 15:1.

Wissahickon SD School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Blue Bell Blue Bell Elementary School
    801 Symphony Ln
    Blue Bell, PA 19422
    (215)619-8102

    Grades: K-5 | 411 students
  • Ambler Lower Gwynedd Elementary School
    571 Houston Rd
    Ambler, PA 19002
    (215)619-8100

    Grades: K-5 | 572 students
  • Ambler Shady Grove Elementary School
    351 W Skippack Pike
    Ambler, PA 19002
    (215)619-8106

    Grades: K-5 | 607 students
  • Blue Bell Stony Creek Elementary School
    1721 Yost Rd
    Blue Bell, PA 19422
    (215)619-8108

    Grades: K-5 | 487 students
  • Ambler Wissahickon Middle School
    500 Houston Rd
    Ambler, PA 19002
    (215)619-8110

    Grades: 6-8 | 1067 students
  • Ambler Wissahickon Senior High School
    521 Houston Rd
    Ambler, PA 19002
    (215)619-8112

    Grades: 9-12 | 1337 students

Overview

School District NameWissahickon SD School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students4,481 students
# of Teachers344 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
# of Male Students2,158 students
% Male Students
48%
# of Female Students2,323 students
% Female Students
52%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.56
# of American Indian Students4 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students629 students
% Asian Students
14%
# of Hispanic Students285 students
% Hispanic Students
6%
# of Black Students467 students
% Black Students
10%
# of White Students2,834 students
% White Students
63%
# of Hawaiian Students4 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students258 students
% of Two or more races Students
6%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: -
# of Students in Kindergarten:348
# of Students in 1st Grade:315
# of Students in 2nd Grade:361
# of Students in 3rd Grade:342
# of Students in 4th Grade:376
# of Students in 5th Grade:335
# of Students in 6th Grade:352
# of Students in 7th Grade:363
# of Students in 8th Grade:352
# of Students in 9th Grade:349
# of Students in 10th Grade:327
# of Students in 11th Grade:337
# of Students in 12th Grade:324
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Wissahickon 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 decreased from 98% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wissahickon 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 Wissahickon 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 $18,999 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 $17,540 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$84 MM$19 MM
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Spending$78 MM$19 MM
This chart display total spending of Wissahickon SD School District and average spending for each school distric in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$18,999$13,057
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Wissahickon SD School District and average revenue per public school student in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$17,540$12,924
This chart display average spending per public school student in Wissahickon 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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Wissahickon SD School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.56, which is higher than the Pennsylvania average of 0.27. The most diverse school in the district is Shady Grove Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.