Western Wayne High School

  • Western Wayne High School serves 622 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (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 70-74% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Western Wayne High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

Top Placements

Western Wayne High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

  • Western Wayne High School's student population of 622 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students622 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Western Wayne High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,814 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Western Wayne High School is 0.17, 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 (16-17)#738 out of 2814 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
5%
11%
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Black
1%
15%
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White
91%
66%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.170.53
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Graduation Rate≥95%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWestern Wayne School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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*Western Wayne HS is a small school, which proudly offers a variety of courses to help students enhance their academic needs. *The teachers at Western Wayne care about their students and work hard to help students gain important skills for their adult lives. *Music, art, sports, and drama are important parts of the curriculum. *Students in Western Wayne's Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)have excelled, winning regional, state, and national recognition. *A comprehensive high school, WW offers programs which are similar to those in technical schools. Students can choose business, wood shop, metal shop, graphics, auto shop, commercial cooking, or textile courses.
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