Pottstown High School

750 North Washington St, Pottstown, PA 19464 | (610) 970-6700
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 809
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 750 N Washington St, Pottstown, PA 19464
  • Principal or Admin: Stephen Rodriguez
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Pottstown School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $13,387
  • Graduation Rate: 66.3%
  • Dropout Rate: 1.3%
  • Students Per Teacher: 12.6
  • Enrolled Students: 3,083

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 809
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 63.4
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 408 (50.4%)
  • Females: 401 (49.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 83 (10.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 340 (42.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 423 (52.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Pottstown High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black31538.9%
Asian81.0%
Hispanic688.4%
White41851.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Pottstown High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade27934.5%
10th Grade20325.1%
11th Grade16220.0%
12th Grade16520.4%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
School:
56.4%
District:
63.9%
Graduation and Dropout Rates (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
76.6%
District:
73.0%
Dropout Rate
School:
2.2%
District:
1.5%
Post Graduate Profiles (2010)
Percent College Bound
School:
78.9%
District:
78.9%
State:
72.6%
Percent Enrolling in 2-Year or 4-Year College/University
School:
68.7%
District:
68.7%
State:
69.4%
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 Pottstown High School performed on average worse than many 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: 19.7
Science Average Score: 19.5
Reading Average Score: 18.9
AYP Details (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Warning
SAT Exam Performance (2010)
Verbal Average Score: 462.5
Math Average Score: 469.6
Writing Average Score: 439.7

PSSA - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201053.5%52.8%59.6%
200944.1%43.9%55.6%
200836.9%36.9%55.9%
 
Reading Test
201059.7%59.4%67.2%
200963.4%62.3%65.2%
200849.6%49.4%64.7%
 
Science Test
201020.6%19.6%39.8%
200920.4%20.4%39.7%
200817.7%17.3%35.7%
 
Writing Test
201071.6%70.7%80.7%
2009---
200878.4%78.7%85.8%
 
Source: PA Department of Education 2009-2010

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