West Chester East High School

Academic Rating

10 out of 10

Rank: 25th in Pennsylvania

West Chester East 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.



The West Chester East High School student body is mostly White with a small Black population and has very low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
Asian Pacific5.2%68
Native American Indian0%0
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races0%0


Upper 8% of Pennsylvania high schools

12.1% 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, West Chester East HS students are largely wealthy and rank 48th in Pennsylvania for high school student family income.

Enrollment Size

Grade Students


Graduation Rate

10 out of 10

Rank: 9th in Pennsylvania

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students99% or more*
Pennsylvania Median92%
White95% or more*
Black80% or more*
Hispanic80% or more*
Asian Pacific80% or more*
Native American.%
Two or more races.%
Economically Disadvantaged90% or more*
Limited English Proficiencysuppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Standardized Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 46th in Pennsylvania

Students at West Chester East High School scored an average 89% 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 7.7% of Pennsylvania high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls90% to 94%*95% or more*
Boys85% to 89%*80% to 84%*

Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander80% or more*80% or more*
Black80% or more*60% to 79%*
Hispanic50% or more*50% or more*
White90% to 94%*90% to 94%*
With Disabilites50% to 59%*50% to 59%*
Limited English50% or more*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Participation

6 out of 10

Rank: 227th in Pennsylvania

316 out of 669 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (47%). College admission testing participation is slightly above the Pennsylvania median rate of 43% and in the top 40% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 67th in Pennsylvania

West Chester East HS offers 20 AP courses. 25 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 86% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all Pennsylvania schools of 13%. West Chester East HS had 258 taking AP exams with a 223 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 83% percentile and well above the state median of 64 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 86% 64%
Students enrolled in an AP class 25% 13%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 10%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 5%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 24%
AP Courses Offered 20

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate10%18%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate11%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students1.4%19
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 Students6.9%92
Pennsylvania Median3.5%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students2.2%30


West Chester East High School
450 Ellis Ln
West Chester, PA

10 out of 10 1


West Chester Area School District
West Chester, PA

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