North Penn SHS

Academic Rating

10 out of 10

Rank: 21st in Pennsylvania

North Penn 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.



The North Penn SHS student body is primarily White with a smaller Asian Pacific population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
Asian Pacific18.6%572
Native American Indian0.2%7
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%3
Two or more races1.2%37


Upper 25% of Pennsylvania high schools

21.5% 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, North Penn SHS students are largely upper-middle income and rank 144th in Pennsylvania for high school student family income.

Enrollment Size

Grade Students


Graduation Rate

9 out of 10

Rank: 54th in Pennsylvania

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students96%
Pennsylvania Median92%
Black90% to 94%*
Hispanic90% or more*
Asian Pacific95% or more*
Native Americansuppressed*
Two or more races50% or more*
Economically Disadvantaged90% to 94%*
Limited English Proficiency60% to 79%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 28th in Pennsylvania

Students at North Penn SHS scored an average 90% 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 5.1% of Pennsylvania high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient

Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander95% or more*90% to 94%*
Black60% to 64%*70% to 74%*
Hispanic60% to 79%*60% to 79%*
Multiracialless than 50%*50% or more*
With Disabilites50% to 54%*60% to 64%*
Limited English21% to 39%*20% or less*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Participation

8 out of 10

Rank: 116th in Pennsylvania

1,184 out of 2,004 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (59%). College admission testing participation is well above the Pennsylvania median rate of 43% and in the top 21% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 51st in Pennsylvania

North Penn SHS offers 19 AP courses. 25 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 86% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all Pennsylvania schools of 13%. North Penn SHS had 666 taking AP exams with a 584 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 87% percentile and well above the state median of 64 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 88% 64%
Students enrolled in an AP class 25% 13%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 9%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 12%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 18%
AP Courses Offered 19

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate21%18%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate23%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate19%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.9%28
Pennsylvania Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Pennsylvania Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.6%46
Pennsylvania Median3.5%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.4%12


North Penn SHS
1340 S Valley Forge Rd
Lansdale, PA

10 out of 10 1


North Penn School District
Lansdale, PA

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