Wellsboro Area High School

225 Nichols St
Wellsboro, PA 16901
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Wellsboro Area High School serves 502 students in grades 9-12.
Wellsboro Area High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (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 80-84% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Wellsboro Area High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Wellsboro Area High School's student population of 502 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students502 students
This chart display total students of Wellsboro Area High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Wellsboro Area High School
Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Wellsboro Area High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Wellsboro Area High School by grade.

School Comparison

Wellsboro Area High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Wellsboro Area High School is 0.10, which is less 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
#443 out of 2820 schools
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Wellsboro Area High School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wellsboro Area 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wellsboro Area 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Wellsboro Area High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Wellsboro Area High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Wellsboro Area High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Wellsboro Area High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
95%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Wellsboro Area High School and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wellsboro Area High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score
0.100.53
This chart display the diversity score of Wellsboro Area High School and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85-89%
86%
This chart display graduation rate of Wellsboro Area High School and public school graduation rate of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Wellsboro Area High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wellsboro Area High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWellsboro Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Wellsboro Area High School is North Penn-mansfield Junior Senior High School (11.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Rock L Butler Middle School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:

School Reviews

Review Wellsboro Area High School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
While students are enjoying time off this summer, school district officials across the country are grappling with the issues associated with Common Core Standards, as well as plenty of opposition from parents and teachers.
As more schools return to in-person learning, teachers and parents find themselves dealing with the trauma and stress created by the pandemic.
After more than a year of remote learning, schools are finally returning to in-person instruction but how has the pandemic changed the face of public education and what will it look like moving forward?