Peters Township High School

  • Peters Township High School serves 1,463 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 92% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 96% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Peters Township 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 32%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Peters Township High School's student population of 1,463 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 90 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,463 students
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Total Classroom Teachers90 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Peters Township High School is ranked within the top 1% of all 2,835 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Peters Township High School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#9 out of 2,835 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
96%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
4%
4%
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Hispanic
3%
10%
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Black
n/a
15%
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White
93%
68%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Peters Township High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.130.51
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Graduation Rate≥99%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Peters Township High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePeters Township School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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