East Stroudsburg High School South

279 North Courtland St, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301 | (570) 424-8471
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,501
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 1,501 high school students from grades 9-12
  • Ranks 250th out of 639 high schools in PA.
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Corrective Action 2 (third year)
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 279 N Courtland St, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301
  • Principal or Admin: Lois Palio
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,501
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 115.1
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 783 (52.2%)
  • Females: 718 (47.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 150 (10.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 439 (29.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 589 (39.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
East Stroudsburg High School South Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.1%
Black26417.6%
Asian352.3%
Hispanic25617.1%
White94462.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For East Stroudsburg High School South
  Number Percent
9th Grade42028.0%
10th Grade37625.0%
11th Grade35723.8%
12th Grade34823.2%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
School:
45.9%
District:
49.5%
Graduation and Dropout Rates (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
87.1%
District:
87.1%
Dropout Rate
School:
2.3%
District:
1.8%
Faculty Information (2010)
ASSISTANT/VICE PRINCIPAL: THERESA BENJAMIN
Source: PA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that East Stroudsburg High School South performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on PSSA state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Writing
ACT Exam Performance (2010)
English Average Score: 18.5
Math Average Score: 21.9
Science Average Score: 19.0
Reading Average Score: 20.4
AYP Details (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Corrective Action 2 (third year)
SAT Exam Performance (2010)
Verbal Average Score: 477.6
Math Average Score: 473.4
Writing Average Score: 461.2

PSSA - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201064.1%57.4%59.6%
200959.3%54.5%55.6%
200847.3%45.9%55.9%
 
Reading Test
201073.1%68.3%67.2%
200974.2%68.3%65.2%
200869.2%65.9%64.7%
 
Science Test
201042.1%35.8%39.8%
200947.2%41.0%39.7%
200832.6%27.6%35.7%
 
Writing Test
201085.5%82.9%80.7%
2009---
200886.4%89.6%85.8%
 
Source: PA Department of Education 2009-2010

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