Upper Darby High School

601 North Lansdowne Ave, Drexel Hill, PA 19026 | (610) 622-7000
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 3,762
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3 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 3,762 high school students from grades 9-12
  • Ranks 539th out of 639 high schools in PA.
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Corrective Action 2 (fourth year)
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 601 North Lansdowne Avenue, Drexel Hill, PA 19026
  • Principal or Admin: Christopher Dormer
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Upper Darby School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $9,651
  • Graduation Rate: 70.8%
  • Dropout Rate: 2.9%
  • Students Per Teacher: 14.1
  • Enrolled Students: 11,821

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 3,762
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 256.9
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 2,003 (53.2%)
  • Females: 1,751 (46.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 319 (8.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 1,089 (28.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,408 (37.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Upper Darby High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.08%
Black1,58742.2%
Asian47212.5%
Hispanic1072.8%
White1,58542.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Upper Darby High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade1,02827.3%
10th Grade90924.2%
11th Grade92424.6%
12th Grade87323.2%
Ungraded280.7%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
School:
36.1%
District:
42.7%
Graduation and Dropout Rates (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
81.4%
District:
81.0%
Dropout Rate
School:
1.6%
District:
1.1%
Post Graduate Profiles (2010)
Percent College Bound
School:
74.3%
District:
74.3%
State:
72.6%
Percent Enrolling in 2-Year or 4-Year College/University
School:
74.1%
District:
74.1%
State:
69.4%
Source: PA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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2 reviews for Upper Darby High School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on October 27, 2009
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • My son is a senior at UD. This school is so overcrowded that there is no way that they can serve all the kids. The kids at the very top and very bottom of the scale are well served. All the rest are pushed through. I will move before my daughter has to go here. It's too bad, because the grammar and middle schools in the district are excellent!
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on September 01, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • my son is an incoming freshman and i was so impressed with the orientation presentation that was given,,,,,i am so looking forward to the start of school,,,GO ROYALS

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