Pocono Mountain West High School

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Hc 89 Box 2002

Pocono Summit, PA 18346

(570) 839-7121

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,766

Students Per Teacher: 16

Parent Reviews

24 Parent Reviews for Pocono Mountain West High School

Although the principal is doing his best, there is a serious problem with a lack of discipline among the students. This situation may be the reason why the teaching staff operate with such a low level of expectation from the students.

Posted by a parent on 09/12/14

I graduated from West in the class of 2013 and I can honestly say that nothing better prepared me for coursework in college than this school's Advanced Placement classes. The AP teachers definitely know what they are doing and will prepare you for the future. And the college credit awarded from the exams ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 10/04/13

This school has had so much turnover in staff in recent years. PMSD is not promoting quality education for our children to be challenged against there peers. Unless your kids in Honors courses which is excellent advance placement courses ...It seems that they promote school sports more than quality in ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/03/13

I am a senior of year 2013-2014 and I moved in the area in 10th grade. My school experience has been nothing but drama. The students here have a horrible attitude towards school. The only thing that thy have going on for the students is sports. It seems to be the only thing they care about and I am sick ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 09/03/13

what make the school rate good are the children and parents and teachers, and monitors and all the people who are concern not only for their child education, but for their community. PMWHS offers great importunity for the public to use their high school for different situation, fundraiser, learning ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/14/12

This school was nothing less than extraordinary. I graduated in June 2007. The experiences and education i recieved from PMWHS is something i cherish on a daily basis. the staff is nothing short of outstanding, from the hall monitors to the athletic coaches, to the individual classroom teachers. ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 03/09/09

its a great high school with a highly diverse population. plus they have Zone Property, a musical group whose skills and talents are highly commendable.

Posted by a student on 02/05/08

I am now entering West as a senior and I can honestly say this school is great. There are pros and cons, but what school doesn't? If one is concerned about their education then this school is for them. West offers many different electives that can give you a taste into each different subject before stepping ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 08/30/07

I had such high hopes comming to High School, but west settles for mediocricy. They don't push their students to strive and the teachers let the students run the class. I can't wait to get out of West.

Posted by a student on 08/07/07

I graduated from West in June, and I can honestly say that I loved going there. The school recieves such a bad reputation for events that can happen, (and do happen) in any other school in America. I can say that I There are some kids in the school that make it bad for everyone else...and I think that ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 07/23/07

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Test scores for Pocono Mountain West High School

PSSA* Test Scores

Grade Level: 11

Test Year: 2012
Pocono Mountain West High School
Pocono Mountain School District
* In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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Pocono Summit schools — Pocono Mountain West High School is located at Hc 89 Box 2002, Pocono Summit PA 18346. Hc 89 Box 2002 is in the 18346 ZIP code in Pocono Summit, PA The school district for Pocono Mountain West High School is the Pocono Mountain School District. Pocono Mountain West High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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