Pocono Mountain West High School

  • Pocono Mountain West High School serves 1,682 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Pocono Mountain West High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Pocono Mountain West High School's student population of 1,682 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 135 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,682 students
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Total Classroom Teachers135 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pocono Mountain West High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,820 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pocono Mountain West High School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank#2019 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
29%
11%
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Black
35%
15%
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White
34%
66%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
Diversity Score0.670.53
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Graduation Rate
93%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePocono Mountain School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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