Oxford Area High School

705 Waterway Rd, Oxford, PA 19363 | (610) 932-6640
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,190
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School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 1,190 high school students from grades 9-12
  • Ranks 275th out of 639 high schools in PA.
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Corrective Action 1
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: David Madden
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details
  • Oxford Area School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $9,097
  • Graduation Rate: 94.1%
  • Dropout Rate: 2.6%
  • Students Per Teacher: 15.4
  • Enrolled Students: 3,741

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,190
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 71.4
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 637 (53.5%)
  • Females: 550 (46.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 112 (9.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 274 (23.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 386 (32.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Oxford Area High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black816.8%
Asian50.4%
Hispanic18515.5%
White91677.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Oxford Area High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade30425.5%
10th Grade30625.7%
11th Grade28824.2%
12th Grade29224.5%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
School:
34.4%
District:
36.8%
Graduation and Dropout Rates (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
88.4%
District:
88.4%
Dropout Rate
School:
1.4%
District:
1.0%
Post Graduate Profiles (2010)
Percent College Bound
School:
76.3%
District:
76.3%
State:
72.6%
Percent Enrolling in 2-Year or 4-Year College/University
School:
68.4%
District:
68.4%
State:
69.4%
Faculty Information (2010)
ASSISTANT/VICE PRINCIPAL: JAMIE CANADAY
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 Oxford Area High School 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: 18.8
Math Average Score: 21.9
Science Average Score: 19.6
Reading Average Score: 20.7
AYP Details (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Corrective Action 1
SAT Exam Performance (2010)
Verbal Average Score: 474.9
Math Average Score: 491.4
Writing Average Score: 448.3

PSSA - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201062.7%62.7%59.6%
200962.8%61.5%55.6%
200864.4%64.4%55.9%
 
Reading Test
201071.3%71.3%67.2%
200971.9%70.8%65.2%
200870.0%70.0%64.7%
 
Science Test
201038.9%38.9%39.8%
200940.9%40.2%39.7%
200829.4%29.4%35.7%
 
Writing Test
201088.3%88.3%80.7%
2009---
200885.0%85.0%85.8%
 
Source: PA Department of Education 2009-2010

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