Wyoming Valley West Senior High School

Wyoming Valley West Senior High School serves 1,306 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 31%.
Wyoming Valley West Senior High School operates within the Wyoming Valley West School District.
Wyoming Valley West School District's 81% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

The student population of 1306 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 86 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,306 students
Wyoming Valley West Senior High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Wyoming Valley West Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 86 teachers
Wyoming Valley West Senior High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Wyoming Valley West Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 is more than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Wyoming Valley West Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Wyoming Valley West Senior High School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
5%
9%
Wyoming Valley West Senior High School Black Students (1993-2014)
Black
9%
15%
Wyoming Valley West Senior High School Black Students (1995-2014)
White
83%
69%
Wyoming Valley West Senior High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Wyoming Valley West Senior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.30 0.24
Wyoming Valley West Senior High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
41%
38%
Wyoming Valley West Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
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.
7%
5%
Wyoming Valley West Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Wyoming Valley West School District's student population of 4,780 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,598 in this district is less than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $12,237 is less than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Wyoming Valley West School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 4,780 1,514
Wyoming Valley West   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 81% 89%
Wyoming Valley West   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2014)
District Total Revenue $62 MM $21 MM
Wyoming Valley West   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $61 MM $20 MM
Wyoming Valley West   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,598 $12,967
Wyoming Valley West   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,237 $12,300
Wyoming Valley West   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Hanover Area Junior Senior High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hanover Area Memorial Elementary School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hanover Green Elementary School (1.6 miles away)
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  • Wilkes BarreHanover Area Junior Senior High School
    Grades: 7-12 | 926 students
    1.6 miles
    1600 Sans Souci Parkway
    Wilkes BarrePA 18706
    (570)831-2300
    1.67-12926
  • Wilkes BarreHanover Green Elementary School
    Grades: KG-1 | 318 students
    1.6 miles
    561 Main Rd
    Wilkes BarrePA 18706
    (570)824-3941
    1.6KG-1318
  • KingstonState El Center
    Grades: KG-5 | 1159 students
    1.7 miles
    355 State St
    KingstonPA 18704
    (570)779-5381
    1.7KG-51159
  • Wilkes BarreHanover Area Memorial Elementary School
    Grades: 4-6 | 492 students
    1.8 miles
    80 West Saint Marys Rd
    Wilkes BarrePA 18706
    (570)822-5102
    1.84-6492
  • Wilkes BarreLee Park Elementary School
    Grades: 2-3 | 311 students
    2 miles
    99 Lee Park Ave
    Wilkes BarrePA 18706
    (570)824-4741
    22-3311

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