Wyoming Valley West Senior High School

  • Wyoming Valley West Senior High School serves 1,200 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 66% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 74% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Wyoming Valley West Senior High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 32%.
  • Wyoming Valley West Senior High School operates within the Wyoming Valley West School District.
  • Wyoming Valley West School District's 92% graduation rate is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 86%.

Top Placements

Wyoming Valley West Senior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

  • Wyoming Valley West Senior High School's student population of 1200 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 89 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,200 students
Wyoming Valley West Senior High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Wyoming Valley West Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers89 teachers
Wyoming Valley West Senior High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeWyoming Valley West Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Wyoming Valley West Senior High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2835 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wyoming Valley West Senior High School is 0.33, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
46%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
62%
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
Wyoming Valley West Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
1%
4%
Wyoming Valley West Senior High School Asian Students (1988-2016)
Hispanic
7%
10%
Wyoming Valley West Senior High School Black Students (1993-2016)
Black
8%
15%
Wyoming Valley West Senior High School Black Students (1995-2016)
White
81%
68%
Wyoming Valley West Senior High School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Wyoming Valley West Senior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsWyoming Valley West Senior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownPA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.330.26
Wyoming Valley West Senior High School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Graduation Rate
93%
86%
Wyoming Valley West Senior High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
44%
Wyoming Valley West Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
Wyoming Valley West Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Wyoming Valley West Senior High School is Wyoming Valley West School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 663 school districts in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Wyoming Valley West School District's student population of 4,585 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 92% has increased from 88% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $13,024 in this district is less than the state average of $13,048. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $12,650 is less than the state average of $12,915. The district spending/student has declined by 14% over four school years.
    School District NameWyoming Valley West School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    7
    3
    Number of Students Managed4,5851,464
    Wyoming Valley West School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    31%
    46%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    54%
    62%
    District Graduation Rate
    92%
    86%
    District Total Revenue$62 MM$19 MM
    District Spending$61 MM$19 MM
    District Revenue / Student$13,024$13,048
    District Spending / Student$12,650$12,915
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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