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Pennsbury High School


Academic Rating

9 out of 10

Rank: 46th in Pennsylvania

Pennsbury 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 Pennsbury High School student body is mostly White with a small Black population and has very low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White80.9%2,587
Black6.8%217
Hispanic4.2%133
Asian Pacific6.1%195
Native American Indian0.1%2
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%1
Two or more races2%63

Income

Upper 7% of Pennsylvania high schools

11.2% 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, Pennsbury HS students are largely wealthy and rank 42nd in Pennsylvania for high school student family income.

Enrollment Size

Grade Students
Freshman844
Sophomore788
Junior783
Senior783
Total3,198

Academics

Graduation Rate

9 out of 10

Rank: 54th in Pennsylvania

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students96%
Pennsylvania Median92%
Percentile92%
White96%
Black90% or more*
Hispanic80% to 89%*
Asian Pacific90% or more*
Native American.%
Two or more races50% or more*
Economically Disadvantaged90% to 94%*
Limited English Proficiencysuppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Standardized Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 88th in Pennsylvania

Students at Pennsbury High School scored an average 83% 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 15.6% of Pennsylvania high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls81%91%
Boys76%83%

Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander90% or more*90% or more*
Black50% to 59%*70% to 79%*
Hispanic50% to 59%*70% to 79%*
Multiracial40% to 59%*80% or more*
White81%89%
With Disabilites35% to 39%*55% to 59%*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Participation

8 out of 10

Rank: 85th in Pennsylvania

1,018 out of 1,566 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: 13th in Pennsylvania

Pennsbury HS offers 20 AP courses. 13 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 50% percentile and about equal to the median AP enrollment rate for all Pennsylvania schools of 13%. Pennsbury HS had 304 taking AP exams with a 287 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 94% 64%
Students enrolled in an AP class 13% 13%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 12%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 11%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 7%
AP Courses Offered 20

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

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

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.7%21
Boys0.9%14
Girls0.4%7
Pennsylvania Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0.3%9
Boys0.4%7
Girls0.1%2

Expulsion Rate

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

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students9.8%312
Boys14%226
Girls5.5%86
Pennsylvania Median3.5%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students3.7%116
Boys4.9%79
Girls2.3%37

Location

Pennsbury High School
705 Hood Blvd
Fairless Hills, PA
19030
(215)949-6700

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District

Pennsbury School District
Fallsington, PA

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