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Pennridge High School


Academic Rating

9 out of 10

Rank: 39th in Pennsylvania

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

Demographics

Race

The Pennridge High School student body is almost exclusively White with a small Black population and has extremely low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White91.5%2,132
Black2.8%65
Hispanic2.6%60
Asian Pacific2.2%51
Native American Indian0.1%2
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.3%7
Two or more races0.5%12

Income

Upper 14% of Pennsylvania high schools

15.5% 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, Pennridge HS students are largely upper income and rank 81st in Pennsylvania for high school student family income.

Enrollment Size

Grade Students
Freshman596
Sophomore599
Junior564
Senior570
Total2,329

Academics

Graduation Rate

9 out of 10

Rank: 36th in Pennsylvania

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students97%
Pennsylvania Median92%
Percentile95%
White98%
Black50% or more*
Hispanic50% or more*
Asian Pacific50% or more*
Native American.%
Two or more racessuppressed*
Economically Disadvantaged90% to 94%*
Limited English Proficiency.%

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Standardized Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 92nd in Pennsylvania

Students at Pennridge High School scored an average 82% of students proficient across math and reading standardized tests. Performance is well above the state high school median of 69% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 16.5% of Pennsylvania high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls70% to 74%*90% to 94%*
Boys75% to 79%*85% to 89%*

Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander80% or more*80% or more*
Blackless than 50%*50% or more*
Hispanicless than 50%*50% or more*
Multiracialsuppressed*suppressed*
White76%91%
With Disabilites30% to 39%*50% to 59%*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Participation

8 out of 10

Rank: 83rd in Pennsylvania

741 out of 1,134 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (65%). College admission testing participation is well above the Pennsylvania median rate of 43% and in the top 15% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 11th in Pennsylvania

Pennridge HS offers 18 AP courses. 16 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 59% percentile and slightly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Pennsylvania schools of 13%. Pennridge HS had 241 taking AP exams with a 236 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 97% percentile and significantly above the state median of 64 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 98% 64%
Students enrolled in an AP class 16% 13%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 10%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 7%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 9%
AP Courses Offered 18

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate18%18%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate22%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate14%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.8%17
Boys1.3%15
Girls0.2%2
Pennsylvania Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0.2%4
Boys0.3%4
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

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

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.8%19
Boys1.3%15
Girls0.4%4
Pennsylvania Median3.5%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1%22
Boys1.3%15
Girls0.6%7

Location

Pennridge High School
1228 North Fifth Street
Perkasie, PA
18944
(215)453-6944

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District

Pennridge School District
Perkasie, PA

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