West Scranton High School

  • West Scranton High School serves 915 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 32%.
  • West Scranton High School operates within the Scranton School District.
  • Scranton School District's 87% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 915 students has declined by 9% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 77 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 915 students
West Scranton High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % West Scranton High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 77 teachers
West Scranton High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade West Scranton High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.46 is more than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 15:1
West Scranton High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
4%
West Scranton High School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
16%
10%
West Scranton High School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
11%
15%
West Scranton High School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
71%
68%
West Scranton High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
West Scranton High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
West Scranton High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic Groups West Scranton High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.46 0.25
West Scranton High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
57%
41%
West Scranton High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
5%
West Scranton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Scranton School District's student population of 9,852 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 87% has decreased from 95% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,164 in this district is less than the state average of $13,911. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,383 is less than the state average of $13,599. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Scranton School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
3
Number of Students Managed 9,852 1,497
Scranton School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 87% 89%
Scranton School District Graduation Rate (1993-2010)
District Total Revenue $129 MM $21 MM
Scranton School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $131 MM $20 MM
Scranton School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,164 $13,911
Scranton School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,383 $13,599
Scranton School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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