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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.

Demographics

Race

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

Race Percent Students
White79.1%1,167
Black10.9%161
Hispanic2.3%34
Asian Pacific4.6%68
Native American Indian0.1%2
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races2.9%43

Income

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
Freshman356
Sophomore374
Junior367
Senior378
Total1,475

Academics

Graduation Rate

10 out of 10

Rank: 18th in Pennsylvania

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students98%
Pennsylvania Median92%
Percentile97%
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
Boys0.8%6
Girls1%7
Pennsylvania Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

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

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.8%12
Boys1.1%8
Girls0.5%4

Location

Plymouth-Whitemarsh SHS
201 E Germantown Pike
Plymouth Meeting, PA
19462
(610)825-1500

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District

Colonial School District
Plymouth Meeting, PA

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