Penn Wood High School



Penn Wood High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Penn Wood 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
9 423
10 420
11 377
12 367

Penn Wood High School is a public high school of the William Penn School District located in Lansdowne, PA. It has 1,587 students in grades 9th through 12th. Penn Wood High School is the 72nd largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 2,880th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,587
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 121.5

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Penn Wood High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 813
(51%)
1,173
(50%)
 Male 774
(49%)
1,180
(50%)

Penn Wood High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 1,490
(94%)
2,213
(94%)
 White 57
(4%)
83
(4%)
 Asian 20
(1%)
27
(1%)
 Hispanic 15
(1%)
23
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
5
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Penn Wood High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,047
(66%)
1,608
(68%)
 Not Eligible 411
(26%)
555
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 129
(8%)
190
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Penn Wood High School is ranked 15th out of 0 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Penn Wood High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (74.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 37.7%. 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.

Compare Penn Wood High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,310.0% 13.1:1
 
1,399.9% 14.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 37.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 74.1%
 

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