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Wilson High School


Academic Rating

9 out of 10

Rank: 41st in Pennsylvania

Wilson 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 Wilson High School student body is mostly White with a smaller Hispanic population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White71.6%1,380
Black9.4%182
Hispanic13.4%259
Asian Pacific4.8%93
Native American Indian0.3%5
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races0.5%9

Income

Upper 24% of Pennsylvania high schools

20.6% 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, Wilson HS students are largely upper income and rank 137th in Pennsylvania for high school student family income.

Enrollment Size

Grade Students
Freshman517
Sophomore479
Junior454
Senior478
Total1,928

Academics

Graduation Rate

9 out of 10

Rank: 54th in Pennsylvania

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students96%
Pennsylvania Median92%
Percentile92%
White96%
Black90% or more*
Hispanic90% to 94%*
Asian Pacific80% or more*
Native Americansuppressed*
Two or more racessuppressed*
Economically Disadvantaged90% to 94%*
Limited English Proficiencysuppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Standardized Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 73rd in Pennsylvania

Students at Wilson High School scored an average 84% 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 12.5% of Pennsylvania high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls80% to 84%*85% to 89%*
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%*70% to 79%*
Hispanic70% to 79%*70% to 79%*
Multiracialsuppressed*suppressed*
White87%90%
With Disabilites45% to 49%*50% to 54%*
Limited Englishless than 50%*less than 50%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Participation

7 out of 10

Rank: 141st in Pennsylvania

517 out of 932 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (55%). College admission testing participation is well above the Pennsylvania median rate of 43% and in the top 25% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

7 out of 10

Rank: 98th in Pennsylvania

Wilson HS offers 19 AP courses. 23 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 83% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all Pennsylvania schools of 13%. Wilson HS had 421 taking AP exams with a 338 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 75% percentile and somewhat above the state median of 64 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 80% 64%
Students enrolled in an AP class 23% 13%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 7%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 3%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 21%
AP Courses Offered 19

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate15%18%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate18%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate12%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.1%2
Boys0.2%2
Girls0%0
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 Students2.8%53
Boys3.9%38
Girls1.7%15
Pennsylvania Median3.5%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.2%23
Boys2.2%21
Girls0.2%2

Location

Wilson High School
2601 Grandview Boulevard
West Lawn, PA
19609
(610)670-0180

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District

Wilson School District
West Lawn, PA

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