North Penn High School

1340 South Valley Forge Rd, Lansdale, PA 19446 | (215) 368-9800
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 3,084
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 3,084 high school students from grades 9-12
  • Ranks 60th out of 639 high schools in PA.
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Corrective Action 2 (first year)
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 1340 S Valley Forge Rd, Lansdale, PA 19446
  • Principal or Admin: Burton Hynes
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details
  • North Penn School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $13,038
  • Graduation Rate: 95.8%
  • Dropout Rate: 1.0%
  • Students Per Teacher: 13.8
  • Enrolled Students: 12,596

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 3,084
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 221.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,578 (51.2%)
  • Females: 1,506 (48.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 124 (4.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 343 (11.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 467 (15.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
North Penn High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.03%
Black2317.5%
Asian52016.9%
Hispanic923.0%
White2,24072.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For North Penn High School
  Number Percent
10th Grade1,05534.2%
11th Grade99532.3%
12th Grade1,03433.5%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
School:
19.3%
District:
19.0%
Graduation and Dropout Rates (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
95.4%
District:
95.2%
Dropout Rate
School:
1.2%
District:
0.6%
Post Graduate Profiles (2010)
Percent College Bound
School:
89.6%
District:
89.6%
State:
72.6%
Percent Enrolling in 2-Year or 4-Year College/University
School:
87.4%
District:
87.4%
State:
69.4%
Source: PA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for North Penn High School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on May 18, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I graduated in 1999 but I never got my year book where can I get on from

Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that North Penn High School performed on average much better than most other schools across the state on PSSA state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Writing
ACT Exam Performance (2010)
English Average Score: 22.5
Math Average Score: 24.6
Science Average Score: 22.5
Reading Average Score: 22.7
AYP Details (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Corrective Action 2 (first year)
SAT Exam Performance (2010)
Verbal Average Score: 525.4
Math Average Score: 545.2
Writing Average Score: 510.8

PSSA - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201080.9%79.6%59.6%
200973.6%73.4%55.6%
200874.4%74.4%55.9%
 
Reading Test
201077.4%76.3%67.2%
200979.7%79.6%65.2%
200881.1%81.1%64.7%
 
Science Test
201056.4%55.7%39.8%
200953.3%53.0%39.7%
200847.1%47.1%35.7%
 
Writing Test
201090.8%90.3%80.7%
2009---
200897.0%96.9%85.8%
 
Source: PA Department of Education 2009-2010

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