Jenkintown School District


Summary:

The Jenkintown School District is home to two high-performing schools, Jenkintown Elementary School and Jenkintown Middle/High School, which consistently deliver strong academic outcomes for their students. Both schools are ranked among the top schools in Pennsylvania, with Jenkintown Elementary School ranked 226 out of 1,534 elementary schools and Jenkintown Middle/High School ranked 156 out of 674 high schools in the state.

Jenkintown Elementary School stands out for its exceptional performance on PSSA tests, with proficiency rates exceeding the state averages in math, science, and English language arts across all grade levels. The school's student achievement is impressive, with 67.4% to 72.1% of students proficient or better in math and 67.9% to 85.3% proficient or better in English language arts. Additionally, the school has a relatively low percentage of free and reduced-price lunch recipients, suggesting a relatively affluent student population.

Jenkintown Middle/High School also demonstrates strong academic performance, with impressive results on Keystone Exams and a remarkable 96.8% four-year graduation rate and 0.0% dropout rate. The school's per-student spending of $26,019 is higher than the $18,199 spent at the elementary school, which may contribute to its academic success. Overall, the Jenkintown School District appears to be providing a high-quality education to its students, with both schools consistently outperforming state averages and ranking among the top schools in Pennsylvania.

District Detail

 West and Highland Avenues
Jenkintown, PA 19046-2611

 (215) 885-3722

SchoolDigger Rank:
98th of 606 Pennsylvania districts

See the 2023 Pennsylvania District rankings!
Grades served: K-12
Students: 708

Primary Schools: 1
Middle Schools: 0
High Schools: 1
Alternative Schools: 0
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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.

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