West Shamokin Junior Senior High School

  • West Shamokin Junior Senior High School serves 590 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 72% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • West Shamokin Junior Senior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • West Shamokin Junior Senior High School's student population of 590 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students590 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Shamokin Junior Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,820 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Shamokin Junior Senior High School is 0.00, 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 School Rank#1434 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
n/a
11%
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Black
n/a
15%
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White
100%
66%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Shamokin Junior Senior High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.000.53
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Graduation Rate85-89%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Shamokin Junior Senior 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 NameArmstrong School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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My Seventh grader was afraid of starting seventh grade she came home after the first day and loved it she was so comfortable and happy the student ambassadors Are awesome they're so helpful. I absolutely love the Way they run the school, one thing that I really appreciate is there is a 0% tolerance for Bullying. A. Big thank you to all that help make the school so safe and a happy place for my child.
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I''m a 7th grader at this school and i love it....
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