William Tennent High School

  • William Tennent High School serves 1,775 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 32%.
  • William Tennent High School operates within the Centennial School District.
  • Centennial School District's 88% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1775 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 111 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,775 students
William Tennent High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % William Tennent High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 111 teachers
William Tennent High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade William Tennent High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.33 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 16:1 15:1
William Tennent High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
2%
4%
William Tennent High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
11%
10%
William Tennent High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
4%
15%
William Tennent High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
81%
68%
William Tennent High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
William Tennent High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
3%
William Tennent High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups William Tennent 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.
0.33 0.25
William Tennent 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.
27%
41%
William Tennent High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2015)
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.
5%
5%
William Tennent High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Centennial School District's student population of 5,544 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 88% has decreased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $18,424 is higher than the state average of $13,911. The district revenue/student has grown by 25% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $18,355 is higher than the state average of $13,599. The district spending/student has grown by 27% over four years.
School District Name Centennial School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 5,544 1,497
Centennial School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 88% 89%
Centennial School District Graduation Rate (1993-2010)
District Total Revenue $103 MM $21 MM
Centennial School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $103 MM $20 MM
Centennial School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $18,424 $13,911
Centennial School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $18,355 $13,599
Centennial 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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