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
9 715
10 496
11 439
12 423

Penn (william) High School is a public high school of the Colonial School District located in New Castle, DE. It has 2,073 students in grades 9th through 12th. Penn (william) High School is the 2nd largest public high school in Delaware and the 1,294th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.3 to 1.

Total Students: 2,073
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 120

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Penn (william) High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,065
(51%)
1,119
(52%)
 Female 1,008
(49%)
1,048
(48%)

Penn (william) High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 1,022
(49%)
1,067
(49%)
 White 578
(28%)
611
(28%)
 Hispanic 393
(19%)
407
(19%)
 Asian 59
(3%)
61
(3%)
 Two or More 13
(1%)
13
(1%)
 American Indian 7
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Penn (william) High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,077
(52%)
1,098
(51%)
 Not Eligible 832
(40%)
904
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 164
(8%)
165
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Penn (william) High School is ranked 1st out of 0 ranked schools in Delaware, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Penn (william) High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (59.9%) is higher than the state average of 45.3%. 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

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

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

Compare Penn (william) High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,201.0% 12.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,730.0% 17.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 59.9%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Penn (william) High School
New Castle, DE
Public 09 - 12 2,073 17.3:1  
Tall Oaks Classical School
New Castle, DE
Private KG - 12 231 6:1 1 miles
Leach (john G.) School
New Castle, DE
Public PK - 12 94 5.9:1 2 miles
Pencader Business and Finance Charter High School
New Castle, DE
Public 09 - 12 411 9.1:1 3 miles
Delaware Military Academy
Wilmington, DE
Public 09 - 12 556 23.2:1 4 miles
Fairwinds Christian School
Bear, DE
Private PK - 12 174 9:1 4 miles
Conrad Schools of Science
Wilmington, DE
Public 06 - 12 1,082 16.9:1 4 miles
Pennsville Memorial High School
Pennsville, NJ
Public 09 - 12 486 9:1 4 miles
Delaware Academy of Public Safety and Security
Newark, DE
Public 09 - 12 192 12:1 5 miles
Salem County Christian Academy
Pennsville, NJ
Private PK - 12 170 7:1 5 miles
Douglass School
Wilmington, DE
Public KG - 12 84 8.4:1 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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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