450 Ellis Ln
West Chester, PA 19380
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
West Chester East High School serves 1,237 students in grades 9-12.
West Chester East High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 84% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 86% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

West Chester East High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

West Chester East High School's student population of 1,237 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 84 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,237 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
84 teachers
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School Rankings

West Chester East High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2,797 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of West Chester East High School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#140 out of 2797 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
4%
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Hispanic
10%
13%
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Black
5%
15%
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White
76%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.41
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Graduation Rate
97%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
2%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,237 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 5% in PA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 84% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 86% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.41

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