Wilson High School

  • Wilson High School serves 1,921 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 85% (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 89% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Wilson High School's student population of 1,921 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 113 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,921 students
This chart display total students of Wilson High School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Wilson High School
Total Classroom Teachers113 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Wilson High School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Wilson High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Wilson High School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wilson High School is 0.48, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#112 out of 2,835 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wilson High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wilson High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Wilson High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Wilson High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
16%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Wilson High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
9%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Wilson High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
70%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Wilson High School and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Wilson High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wilson High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.480.26
This chart display the diversity score of Wilson High School and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
94%
86%
This chart display graduation rate of Wilson High School and public school graduation rate of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Wilson High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wilson High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWilson SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Wilson High School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
With changing state and national educational standards, will your child's public school have the ability to meet these requirements? Learn about the problems with public school performance and how parents can get involved.
Learn more about the growing prevalence of female bulling and how public schools are managing the important issues.
Every child learns differently and it’s a teacher’s job to meet students where they are and guide them through the learning process. Scaffolding is a teaching tool that helps students develop critical thinking skills and the ability to learn independently.