Pine-richland High School

  • Pine-richland High School serves 1,538 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 89% (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 93% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Pine-richland High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to 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%.

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School Overview

  • Pine-richland High School's student population of 1,538 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 101 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,538 students
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Total Classroom Teachers101 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pine-richland High School is ranked within the top 5% 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 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pine-richland High School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.26. 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
1%
29%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
93%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
4%
4%
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Hispanic
2%
10%
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Black
1%
15%
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White
93%
68%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pine-richland High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.130.26
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Graduation Rate
98%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Pine-richland High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pine-richland High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePine-richland School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
In my years at Pine-Richland, I never really appreciated it. I was critical of the bubble we were surrounded by, and I let the few 'bad' teachers I had overshadow the numerous amazing teachers I was blessed with. I now attend college in a big city, and I am astounded at how much Pine-Richland prepared me for life outside of Wexford, Pennsylvania. I also never realized until coming to a big city just how lucky I was to attend Pine-Richland. Talking to other college students from all over the country, I have never met anyone who had a high school experience like mine. Since graduating, I've realized how much the teachers really care about students, and how friendly people were in P-R. At any other school, you find cliques and catty girls. At Pine-Richland, there are obviously groups, but everyone gets along. At any other school, people would not even know what weekend the spring musical was. At Pine-Richland, they sell out every single show. I have friends who returned from college for a weekend for the sole reason of attending the musical and supporting the art program that we were so blessed to have. The stadium is one of the nicest stadiums in the state, the faculty (obviously with a few exceptions) are extremely nice, and we have a first-class planetarium. Consider yourself lucky if you can get a student enrolled in this school. Even if they don't appreciate it in their 4 years at PRHS, I guarantee they will in the years ahead.
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This is said to be a good school, but I do not necessarily agree with that. There are many teachers who are not very good at teaching. The students in my classes, along with me, are always complaining about how the teachers present information to us. Also, the amount of homework given in high school is unbelievable. I spend all night doing my homework. In previous years it only took me and hour or two. I came from a different school in Western PA a couple of years ago. Even though my former school may not be rated as well, being a student, I would pick my old school any day over Pine-Richland. I feel less welcomed here and I feel that I learned much more at my old school.
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