Best Public Schools in West Chester, PA


The West Chester, Pennsylvania area is home to a diverse array of 20 schools, including 12 elementary schools, 3 middle schools, 4 high schools, and 1 alternative school, spanning two school districts - the West Chester Area School District and the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District. The data reveals a mix of high-performing and more challenged schools, with standout institutions like Pocopson Elementary School and Mary C Howse Elementary School consistently ranking among the top in the state.

Graduation rates across the area vary widely, from a low of 68.1% at 21st Century Cyber Charter School to a high of 97.4% at West Chester Bayard Rustin High School. Academic performance on standardized tests also shows significant disparities, with 3rd grade math proficiency ranging from 49.4% at Sarah W Starkweather Elementary to 85.3% at Pocopson Elementary. Socioeconomic factors, as measured by free/reduced lunch eligibility, vary greatly as well, from just 2.32% at Pocopson Elementary to 88.33% at Chester County Family Academy Charter School.

Overall, the West Chester area presents a complex educational landscape, with some schools excelling across multiple metrics while others face more significant challenges. Further analysis could explore the factors driving these disparities and identify strategies to support improved outcomes for all students in the region.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.

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