Upper Darby Senior High School

  • Upper Darby Senior High School serves 3,621 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 64% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Upper Darby Senior High School's student population of 3,621 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 237 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students3,621 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Upper Darby Senior High School
Total Classroom Teachers237 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Upper Darby Senior High School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Upper Darby Senior High School is 0.64, which is more 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#1126 out of 2,835 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Upper Darby Senior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Upper Darby Senior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
15%
4%
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Hispanic
5%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Upper Darby Senior High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
51%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Upper Darby Senior High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
28%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Upper Darby Senior High School and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Upper Darby Senior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.640.26
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Graduation Rate
86%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Upper Darby Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Upper Darby Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUpper Darby SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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Absolutely amazing place to prepare you for the real world. From academics to extracurriculars Upper Darby does not get enough credit.
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