Wyoming Valley West Senior High School

  • Wyoming Valley West Senior High School serves 1,284 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 32%.
  • 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 1284 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 87 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,284 students
Wyoming Valley West Senior High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Wyoming Valley West Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers87 teachers
Wyoming Valley West Senior High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeWyoming Valley West Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
Wyoming Valley West Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
1%
4%
Wyoming Valley West Senior High School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
6%
10%
Wyoming Valley West Senior High School Black Students (1992-2015)
Black
8%
15%
Wyoming Valley West Senior High School Black Students (1994-2015)
White
83%
68%
Wyoming Valley West Senior High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Wyoming Valley West Senior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsWyoming Valley West Senior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownPA 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.
0.300.51
Wyoming Valley West Senior 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.
43%
41%
Wyoming Valley West Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2015)
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.
6%
5%
Wyoming Valley West Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Wyoming Valley West School District's student population of 4,719 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 $13,024 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,650 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has declined by 14% over four years.
School District NameWyoming Valley West School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed4,7191,497
Wyoming Valley West School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate81%89%
Wyoming Valley West School District Graduation Rate (1992-2015)
District Total Revenue$62 MM$21 MM
Wyoming Valley West School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$61 MM$20 MM
Wyoming Valley West School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$13,024$12,967
Wyoming Valley West School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$12,650$12,300
Wyoming Valley West School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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