Williamsport Area High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
2990 W 4th St
Williamsport, PA 17701
Phone
(570) 323-8411
District
WILLIAMSPORT AREA SD
County
LYCOMING COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1493
Classroom Teachers
110

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

7

(10 is best)

Better than 65.7% of PA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

Williamsport Area High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 78 69
Proficiency in Reading 80 73
Proficiency in Math 76 66

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 13.60
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.67
AVG FOR STATE 14.48
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 419 28.1%
Grade 10 354 23.7%
Grade 11 367 24.6%
Grade 12 353 23.6%
Total 1493 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 77.0% 75.9% 68.7%
Black 16.6% 18.1% 15.6%
Hispanic 5.1% 4.9% 11.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.8% 0.7% 4.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.4% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 62.0% 69.6% 42.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 54.3% 61.9% 40.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.7% 7.7% 2.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 41,115 12,805,537
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 404.5 285
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.6% 5.6%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.5% 18.2%
20-44 YEARS OLD 33.7% 31.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.2% 27.8%
65 OR OLDER 16.0% 17.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 16,597 5,007,442
Single Parent Households With Children 10.7% 9.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 88.5% 89.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 21.6% 30.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 4.3% 10.9%
$100,000 - $149,999 10.0% 14.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.5% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.0% 18.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.7% 17.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 21.2% 14.9%
$15,000 or less 16.3% 11.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,939 $44,292,745 52.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $752 $3,726,160 4.4%
Staff $342 $1,694,610 2.0%
General Administration $398 $1,972,090 2.3%
School Administration $716 $3,547,780 4.2%
Operation $1,457 $7,219,435 8.5%
Transportation $522 $2,586,510 3.1%
Other $605 $2,997,775 3.5%
Total Support $4,793 $23,749,315 28.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,363 $16,663,665 19.7%
Total Expenditures $17,095 $84,705,725 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,590 $14,751,635,620 48.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $720 $1,235,662,604 4.1%
Staff $433 $744,108,384 2.5%
General Administration $392 $672,663,093 2.2%
School Administration $655 $1,125,040,706 3.7%
Operation $1,335 $2,293,432,009 7.6%
Transportation $743 $1,276,810,887 4.2%
Other $478 $821,523,453 2.7%
Total Support $4,757 $8,169,222,694 27.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,208 $7,227,042,161 24.0%
Total Expenditures $17,554 $30,147,882,209 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%