Wissahickon Shs



Wissahickon Shs Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wissahickon Shs Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 375
10 357
11 364
12 357

Wissahickon Shs is a public high school of the Wissahickon School District located in Ambler, PA. It has 1,453 students in grades 9th through 12th. Wissahickon Shs is the 95th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 3,409th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.8 to 1.

Total Students: 1,453
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 113.2

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Wissahickon Shs Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 727
(50%)
727
(50%)
 Male 726
(50%)
726
(50%)

Wissahickon Shs Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 940
(65%)
940
(65%)
 Asian 205
(14%)
205
(14%)
 Black 183
(13%)
183
(13%)
 Hispanic 66
(5%)
66
(5%)
 Two or More 57
(4%)
57
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Wissahickon Shs Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,227
(84%)
1,227
(84%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 184
(13%)
184
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 42
(3%)
42
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Wissahickon Shs is ranked 347th out of 0 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wissahickon Shs students on free and reduced lunch assistance (15.6%) is lower than the state average of 37.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Wissahickon Shs Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1493
2006 1492
2007 1476
2008 1473
2009 1472
2010 1456
2011 1458
2012 1453

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.9
2006 15.4
2007 11.6
2008 13.3
2009 12.9
2010 12.8
2011 12.8
2012 12.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007
2008
2009 0.11005434782609
2010 0.13736263736264
2011 0.13786008230453
2012 0.15554026152787

Compare Wissahickon Shs to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,280.0% 12.8:1
 
1,399.9% 14.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 15.6%
 
State Average 37.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

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Wissahickon Shs
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Public 09 - 12 1,453 12.8:1  
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Private PK - 12 1,090 9:1 3 miles
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Public 07 - 09 822 12.6:1 5 miles
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