William Penn Shs



William Penn Shs Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

William Penn Shs Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 229
10 292
11 191
12 168

William Penn Shs is a public high school of the York City School District located in York, PA. It has 880 students in grades 7th through 12th. William Penn Shs is the 264th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 6,662nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.4 to 1.

Total Students: 880
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 71

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William Penn Shs Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 449
(51%)
476
(52%)
 Female 431
(49%)
447
(48%)

William Penn Shs Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 404
(46%)
425
(46%)
 Hispanic 343
(39%)
364
(39%)
 White 115
(13%)
116
(13%)
 Asian 14
(2%)
14
(2%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

William Penn Shs Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 590
(67%)
622
(67%)
 Not Eligible 254
(29%)
265
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 36
(4%)
36
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

William Penn Shs is ranked 67th out of 0 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of William Penn Shs students on free and reduced lunch assistance (71.1%) 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.

William Penn Shs Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1742
2006 1586
2007 1266
2008 1414
2009 1329
2010 1285
2011 993
2012 880

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.8
2006 16
2007 12.3
2008 28.9
2009 12.3
2010 12.7
2011 12.2
2012 12.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.65671641791045
2006 0.78499369482976
2007 0.99763033175355
2008 0.74681753889675
2009 0.45823927765237
2010 0.35175097276265
2011 0.83081570996979
2012 0.71136363636364

Compare William Penn Shs to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,240.0% 12.4:1
 
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 71.1%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
William Penn Shs
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Public 07 - 12 880 12.4:1  
Crispus Attucks Youthbuild Cs
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Public 12 - 12 105 15:1 1 miles
Logos Academy
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Private KG - 09 206 15:1 1 miles
New Hope Academy Cs
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Public 06 - 12 763 13.9:1 1 miles
Helen Thackston Charter School
York, PA
Public 05 - 09 506 14.9:1 2 miles
York Country Day School
York, PA
Private PK - 12 202 5:1 2 miles
York Catholic High School
York, PA
Private 07 - 12 636 14:1 2 miles
West York Area High School
York, PA
Public 09 - 12 901 13:1 3 miles
York Suburban Shs
York, PA
Public 09 - 12 893 14.3:1 3 miles
York County School of Technology
York, PA
Public 09 - 12 1,564 13.8:1 4 miles
Christian School of York
York, PA
Private PK - 12 376 11:1 4 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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