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Abington SHS


Academic Rating

9 out of 10

Rank: 32nd in Pennsylvania

Abington SHS receives a EasyCollege academic rating significantly above the average for Pennsylvania high schools based on its high test performance, high graduation rate and high AP course participation.

Demographics

Race

The Abington SHS student body is primarily White with a sizeable Black population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White64.7%1,128
Black23.2%405
Hispanic5.5%96
Asian Pacific4.5%79
Native American Indian0%0
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.2%3
Two or more races1.8%32

Income

Upper 14% of Pennsylvania high schools

15.4% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program as compared to the Pennsylvania high school median of 31.3%. By this measure, Abington SHS students are largely upper income and rank 80th in Pennsylvania for high school student family income.

Enrollment Size

Grade Students
Sophomore569
Junior591
Senior583
Total1,743

Academics

Graduation Rate

9 out of 10

Rank: 36th in Pennsylvania

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students97%
Pennsylvania Median92%
Percentile95%
White98%
Black95% or more*
Hispanic80% or more*
Asian Pacific80% or more*
Native American.%
Two or more races50% or more*
Economically Disadvantaged95% or more*
Limited English Proficiencysuppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Standardized Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 60th in Pennsylvania

Students at Abington SHS scored an average 86% of students proficient across math and reading standardized tests. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 69% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 10.8% of Pennsylvania high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls85% to 89%*95% or more*
Boys80%83%

Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander90% or more*80% to 89%*
Black60% to 64%*75% to 79%*
Hispanic60% to 79%*60% to 79%*
Multiracial50% or more*50% or more*
White90%93%
With Disabilites45% to 49%*55% to 59%*
Limited English50% or more*less than 50%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Participation

7 out of 10

Rank: 136th in Pennsylvania

661 out of 1,174 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (56%). College admission testing participation is well above the Pennsylvania median rate of 43% and in the top 24% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

7 out of 10

Rank: 80th in Pennsylvania

Abington SHS offers 23 AP courses. 22 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 81% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all Pennsylvania schools of 13%. Abington SHS had 308 taking AP exams with a 260 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 79% percentile and well above the state median of 64 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 84% 64%
Students enrolled in an AP class 22% 13%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 11%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 10%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 17%
AP Courses Offered 23

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%18%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate11%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.4%7
Boys0.8%7
Girls0%0
Pennsylvania Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Pennsylvania Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students5.5%96
Boys7.5%68
Girls3.4%28
Pennsylvania Median3.5%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.8%31
Boys2.6%24
Girls0.8%7

Location

Abington SHS
900 Highland Avenue
Abington, PA
19001
(215)884-4700

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District

Abington School District
Abington, PA

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