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Peters Township High School


Academic Rating

10 out of 10

Rank: 9th in Pennsylvania

Peters Twp HS 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 Peters Township High School student body is almost exclusively White with a small Asian Pacific population and has extremely low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White93.3%1,330
Black0.3%4
Hispanic2%28
Asian Pacific3.2%45
Native American Indian0.1%1
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.3%4
Two or more races1%14

Income

Upper 1% of Pennsylvania high schools

2.5% 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, Peters Twp HS students are largely wealthy and rank 4th in Pennsylvania for high school student family income.

Enrollment Size

Grade Students
Freshman344
Sophomore355
Junior373
Senior354
Total1,426

Academics

Graduation Rate

10 out of 10

Rank: 9th in Pennsylvania

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students99% or more*
Pennsylvania Median92%
Percentile100%
White99% or more*
Blacksuppressed*
Hispanicsuppressed*
Asian Pacific50% or more*
Native American.%
Two or more racessuppressed*
Economically Disadvantaged80% or more*
Limited English Proficiency.%

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 5th in Pennsylvania

Students at Peters Township High School scored an average 94% 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 1.7% of Pennsylvania high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls95% or more*95% or more*
Boys90% to 94%*95% or more*

Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander50% or more*50% or more*
Black--
Hispanicsuppressed*suppressed*
Multiracialsuppressed*suppressed*
White93%96%
With Disabilites50% to 59%*60% to 69%*
Limited English--

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Participation

7 out of 10

Rank: 150th in Pennsylvania

395 out of 727 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (54%). College admission testing participation is somewhat above the Pennsylvania median rate of 43% and in the top 27% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 37th in Pennsylvania

Peters Twp HS offers 18 AP courses. 28 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 90% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Pennsylvania schools of 13%. Peters Twp HS had 327 taking AP exams with a 298 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 91% percentile and significantly above the state median of 64 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 91% 64%
Students enrolled in an AP class 28% 13%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 15%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 13%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 20%
AP Courses Offered 18

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate18%18%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate19%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate16%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students1.3%19
Boys1.5%11
Girls1.1%8
Pennsylvania Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

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

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0.1%2
Boys0.3%2
Girls0%0
Pennsylvania Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Pennsylvania Median3.5%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.7%25
Boys2.7%20
Girls0.7%5

Location

Peters Township High School
264 E McMurray Rd
McMurray, PA
15317
(724)941-6250

10 out of 10 1

District

Peters Township School District
McMurray, PA

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