Penn (william) High School



Penn (william) High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Penn (william) High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 614
10 546
11 486
12 402

Penn (william) High School is a public high school of the Colonial School District located in New Castle, DE. It has 2,048 students in grades 9th through 12th. Penn (william) High School is the 2nd largest public high school in Delaware and the 1,462nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.3 to 1.

Total Students: 2,048
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 126

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Penn (william) High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,071
(52%)
1,113
(52%)
 Female 977
(48%)
1,019
(48%)

Penn (william) High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 996
(49%)
1,025
(48%)
 White 551
(27%)
590
(28%)
 Hispanic 412
(20%)
424
(20%)
 Asian 61
(3%)
65
(3%)
 Two or More 23
(1%)
23
(1%)
 American Indian 5
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Penn (william) High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,347
(66%)
1,350
(63%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 701
(34%)
782
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Penn (william) High School is ranked 2nd out of 55 ranked schools in Delaware, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Penn (william) High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (34.2%) is slightly higher than the state average of 27.0%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Penn (william) High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2331
2006 2330
2007 2282
2008 2244
2009 2044
2010 1981
2011 1922
2012 2073
2013 2187
2014 2173
2015 2048

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.3
2006 17.5
2007 17
2008 17
2009 16
2010 16.2
2011 16.2
2012 17.3
2013 19.2
2014 18.6
2015 16.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.35135135135135
2006 0.39957081545064
2007 0.4079754601227
2008 0.39304812834225
2009 0.54207436399217
2010 0.55224634023221
2011 0.58480749219563
2012 0.59864930053063
2013 0.35893918609968
2014 0.32443626323056
2015 0.34228515625

Compare Penn (william) High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,359.1% 13.6:1
 
1,630.0% 16.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 27.0%
 
This School 34.2%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Penn (william) High School
New Castle, DE
Public 09 - 12 2,048 16.3:1  
Tall Oaks Classical School
New Castle, DE
Private KG - 12 220 10:1 1 miles
Delaware Academy of Public Safety and Security
New Castle, DE
Public 09 - 12 303 11.2:1 2 miles
Leach (john G.) School
New Castle, DE
Public PK - 12 84 4.9:1 3 miles
Delaware Military Academy
Wilmington, DE
Public 09 - 12 564 22.6:1 4 miles
Fairwinds Christian School
Bear, DE
Private PK - 12 195 13:1 4 miles
Conrad Schools of Science
Wilmington, DE
Public 06 - 12 1,195 19:1 4 miles
Pennsville Memorial High School
Pennsville, NJ
Public 09 - 12 478 9.2:1 4 miles
Delcastle Technical High School
Wilmington, DE
Public 08 - 12 1,604 12.8:1 5 miles
Salem County Christian Academy
Pennsville, NJ
Private PK - 12 176 6:1 5 miles
Douglass School
Wilmington, DE
Public KG - 12 96 96:1 5 miles
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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