Pottstown Senior High School

750 N Washington St
Pottstown, PA 19464
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Pottstown Senior High School serves 828 students in grades 9-12.
Pottstown Senior 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Pottstown Senior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Pottstown Senior High School's student population of 828 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students828 students
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Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
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School Comparison

Pottstown Senior 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 diversity score of Pottstown Senior High School is 0.70, 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
#1867 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
18%
11%
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Black
39%
15%
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White
34%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.700.53
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Graduation Rate
66%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePottstown School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Pottstown Senior High School is Pottsgrove Senior High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Pottstown Middle School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pottstown Pottstown Middle School Math: 17% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 935 students
    0.2 miles
    600 N Franklin St
    Pottstown, PA 19464
    (610) 970-6665
    0.2 5-8 935
  • Pottstown Franklin Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 357 students
    0.4 miles
    970 N Franklin St
    Pottstown, PA 19464
    (610) 970-6641
    0.4 PK-4 357
  • Pottstown Lincoln Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 339 students
    0.7 miles
    461 N York St
    Pottstown, PA 19464
    (610) 970-6646
    0.7 PK-4 339
  • Pottstown Pottsgrove Middle School Math: 43% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 737 students
    1.1 miles
    1351 North Hanover Street
    Pottstown, PA 19464
    (610) 326-8243
    1.1 6-8 737
  • Pottstown Pottsgrove Senior High School Math: 60% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,001 student
    1.1 miles
    1345 Kauffman Rd
    Pottstown, PA 19464
    (610) 326-5105
    1.1 9-12 1,001

School Reviews

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We are proud pottstown parents & we are very pleased with the schools here. Teachers here are committed to the kids. Communication between teacher parent is impeccable. Our children attended Edgewood Elementary. "now closed :(" Currently attend Pottstown Middle & High School.
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