West Chester Bayard Rustin High School

  • West Chester Bayard Rustin High School serves 1,284 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 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 86% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

Top Placements

West Chester Bayard Rustin High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

  • West Chester Bayard Rustin High School's student population of 1,284 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 92 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,284 students
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Total Classroom Teachers92 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Chester Bayard Rustin High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Chester Bayard Rustin High School is 0.30, 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#22 out of 2,835 schools
(Top 1%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
7%
4%
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Hispanic
5%
11%
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Black
5%
15%
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White
83%
66%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Chester Bayard Rustin High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.300.26
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Graduation Rate
97%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Chester Bayard Rustin 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 NameWest Chester Area SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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This school is amazing. Brand new facilities, not even seven years old. Definitely the best school in the area, I am so glad they built it in time for me to attend all four years and be the first graduating class to go all four years. Go Knights!
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