West Scranton High School

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1201 Luzerne St

Scranton, PA 18504

(570) 348-3616

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 923

Students Per Teacher: 9

Parent Reviews

6 Parent Reviews for West Scranton High School

This school is very old and in need of repair including no air conditioning- which causes a huge problem at the end of the year on the third floor when students are trying to concentrate on taking their final exams! The principal is lacking the skills needed to be an effective leader. Some of the teachers ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/02/13

I am a student at West, and I can honestly say that there are several excellent teachers. Unfortunately they are the minority and there are many teachers at West that can barely interpret the material they teach.

Posted by a student on 01/12/10

Great school spirit. The interactions among the parents and the staff

Posted by a parent on 11/06/09

This school might be a lot better if it were a little bigger. More educational diversity could then be offered. Sure we live in an economically depressed area but we could do more for our schools.

Posted by a parent on 10/07/09

This school has a very good academic selection for its students and I feel my child did very well in attending this school.

Posted by a parent on 02/28/08

I went to high school here and and currently earning my M.Ed. in curriculum and Instruction in ordr to become a teacher. It was the teachers at West Scranton High School that prepared me for my undergraduate and graduate education, and inspired me to pass on my love of learning to others.

Posted by a former student on 03/31/06

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Test scores for West Scranton High School

PSSA* Test Scores

Grade Level: 11

Test Year: 2012
West Scranton High School
Scranton 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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Scranton schools — West Scranton High School is located at 1201 Luzerne St, Scranton PA 18504. 1201 Luzerne St is in the 18504 ZIP code in Scranton, PA The school district for West Scranton High School is the Scranton School District. West Scranton High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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