Plymouth-Whitemarsh SHS

Academic Rating

10 out of 10

Rank: 20th in Pennsylvania

Plymouth-Whitemarsh 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 Plymouth-Whitemarsh SHS student body is mostly White with a smaller Black population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
Asian Pacific4.6%68
Native American Indian0.1%2
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races2.9%43


Upper 13% of Pennsylvania high schools

15.3% 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, Plymouth-Whitemarsh SHS students are largely upper income and rank 76th in Pennsylvania for high school student family income.

Enrollment Size

Grade Students


Graduation Rate

10 out of 10

Rank: 18th in Pennsylvania

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students98%
Pennsylvania Median92%
White95% or more*
Black90% or more*
Hispanic50% or more*
Asian Pacific80% or more*
Native American.%
Two or more races80% 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 Plymouth-Whitemarsh 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%*90% to 94%*
Boys80% to 84%*85% to 89%*

Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander80% or more*80% or more*
Black60% to 69%*80% to 89%*
Hispanic50% or more*50% or more*
Multiracial50% or more*50% or more*
White85% to 89%*90% to 94%*
With Disabilites50% to 59%*60% to 69%*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Participation

8 out of 10

Rank: 74th in Pennsylvania

496 out of 745 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (67%). College admission testing participation is well above the Pennsylvania median rate of 43% and in the top 14% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 6th in Pennsylvania

Plymouth-Whitemarsh SHS offers 17 AP courses. 20 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 74% percentile and somewhat above the median AP enrollment rate for all Pennsylvania schools of 13%. Plymouth-Whitemarsh SHS had 272 taking AP exams with a 276 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 99% percentile and significantly above the state median of 64 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 101% 64%
Students enrolled in an AP class 20% 13%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 5%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 6%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 16%
AP Courses Offered 17

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate12%18%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate15%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate9%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.9%13
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 Students0%0
Pennsylvania Median3.5%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.8%12


Plymouth-Whitemarsh SHS
201 E Germantown Pike
Plymouth Meeting, PA

10 out of 10 1


Colonial School District
Plymouth Meeting, PA

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