West York Area High School

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1800 Bannister St

York, PA 17404

(717) 845-6634

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 900

Students Per Teacher: 12

Parent Reviews

4 Parent Reviews for West York Area High School

Overall a decent school, disciplinary actions are sometimes too extreme and sometimes the teachers act too much like students.

Posted by a parent on 12/02/09

My son is getting a fairly good education. I wish less emphasis was put on sports and more on activities such as chess, science fair and music and art programs. I see articles in the newspaper about other schools in our area excelling in these activities and I wonder why none of these are available ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/29/09

I have put 2 children through this high school, and one to go. Overall, not a bad school, just need teachers that aren't there just for the paycheck and gossip, but are there to teach our kids. My kids are/were all honor students, one graduated as a member of national honor society.

Posted by a parent on 08/14/07

It's a good school, and my daughters enjoy going there.

Posted by a parent on 08/19/03

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Test scores
Test scores for West York Area High School

PSSA* Test Scores

Grade Level: 11

Test Year: 2012
West York Area High School
West York Area 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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York schools — West York Area High School is located at 1800 Bannister St, York PA 17404. 1800 Bannister St is in the 17404 ZIP code in York, PA The school district for West York Area High School is the West York Area School District. West York Area High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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