Pennsbury High School

705 Hood Blvd, Fairless Hills, PA 19030 | (215) 949-6700
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 3,369
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4.5 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 3,369 high school students from grades 9-12
  • Ranks 143rd out of 639 high schools in PA.
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Making Progress in Corrective Action 2 (second year)
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Lisa Becker
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details
  • Pennsbury School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $12,521
  • Graduation Rate: 86.6%
  • Dropout Rate: 0.9%
  • Students Per Teacher: 14.4
  • Enrolled Students: 10,979

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 3,369
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 228.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,677 (49.8%)
  • Females: 1,682 (49.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 115 (3.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 276 (8.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 391 (11.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Pennsbury High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian50.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Pennsbury High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade86225.6%
10th Grade81324.1%
11th Grade86425.6%
12th Grade83024.6%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
Graduation and Dropout Rates (2010)
Graduation Rate
Dropout Rate
Post Graduate Profiles (2010)
Percent College Bound
Percent Enrolling in 2-Year or 4-Year College/University
Source: PA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

School Ratings and Reviews

Overall Rating: 4.5

4.5 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
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3 reviews for Pennsbury High School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on October 27, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Not only is one of the best when it comes to education, it also has incredible school spirit. One of the states best with sports and America's best when it comes to their extraordinary annual prom. Voted the best in America by Reader Digest. I am PROUD to call my self an alumni of Pennsbury High.
  • Reviewed by Staff Member on February 17, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I was head custodian at pennsbury east
    for 14 yrs.before I retired it was great I thought a lot of the teachers
    and the great job they done teaching
    the students.
    and Bill Katz did a great job keeping
    order at the school.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on June 04, 2007
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Pennsbury High School was a positive learning environment overall; despite the problems they encountered, many would be considered normal. Teachers were concerned about their students progress and ability to do well. My philosophy is if the teacher shows they don't care, they shouldn't be there. Pennsbury had offerings other districts did not; such as several choral groups, after-school clubs, summer clubs and more. Sports teams perform well. There were times I disliked this school, though now as I look back to my high school days, I realize I received a golden education that can't be found everywhere.

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