William Penn Senior High School

School Overview


101 W College Ave

York, PA 17401

(717) 849-1218

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,376

Students Per Teacher: 15

Parent Reviews

11 Parent Reviews for William Penn Senior High School

I attend at this school and I really like it.. I came from York Suburban and that thing was like a nightmare. Teachers In York High are very pleasant, and lots of help to offer. Once you get to know all the school, everyone in there and earn the teachers love, you'll be FINE.

Posted by a student on 02/19/13

It is a city school and my daughter, nephew, stepson, myself and brothers received an excellent education while attending. Each of us are all educated professionals where we built our foundation at York High. We are accountants, lawyers, policemen, correctional officers, nurses; you don't have to be ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/16/09

Hello! I am a student at this 'school'. its an okay school other then the rude hall Montiars, Disrespectful childern, and barley any sport surrport. We dont have any kind of extra culiair clubs. The school must think that nobody is going to a college so they dont offer us anything. i think we need ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 08/05/09

Whomever previously rated this school three to four stars, either have never had an interaction with this school or they do not have kids that attend. I moved here from New York assuming that my child would have a smaller school environment and a better teacher/student ratio, but to my horror, this has ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/31/09

the teachers are on top of thing this year and my son is getting more out of school this year thank you myers the mother of richard weary

Posted by a parent on 02/22/09

I believe William Penn is a great school and it helps prepare students for the real world.

Posted by a parent on 11/06/08

William Penn is an awesome school with a rockin hot band!!!!That has great parent involvement.It is a very comfortable environment.

Posted by a student on 11/06/08

I go to York High. We do lack on some of th most essential things but we make up for it in other areas

Posted by a student on 02/07/08

William penn senior high is such a great school! It has a great mix of people who go there. It has a huge swimming pool,gym,weight room,(school period).I love it there and u should send ur kid there.I would totaly recomend this school.The only thing I dont like about it is that the school has no buses.

Posted by a student on 09/18/06

This is a great school for all the programs and things that they offer! Also it's a diverse area and really not half as bad as people make it out to be! I know that I'm a better person because of this school, it's soo much better than the 'typical white school' and I'm a white kid! I woldn't want my ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 10/17/05

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Test scores
Test scores for William Penn Senior High School

PSSA* Test Scores

Grade Level: 11

Test Year: 2012
William Penn Senior High School
York City 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 — William Penn Senior High School is located at 101 W College Ave, York PA 17401. 101 W College Ave is in the 17401 ZIP code in York, PA The school district for William Penn Senior High School is the York City School District. William Penn Senior High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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