West Chester Area School District


The West Chester Area School District is a high-performing school district in Pennsylvania, comprising 17 schools across 11 elementary, 3 middle, and 3 high school campuses. The district is known for its exceptional academic performance, with several standout schools ranking among the top in the state.

At the elementary level, Mary C Howse Elementary School stands out as the top-performing school in the district, ranking 105th out of 1,534 Pennsylvania elementary schools and earning a 5-star rating from SchoolDigger. The school boasts impressive test scores, with over 75% of students proficient or better in Math and English Language Arts. Westtown-Thornbury Elementary School and East Goshen Elementary School also rank among the top 20% of Pennsylvania elementary schools, with strong test scores and high ratings.

At the secondary level, the district's high schools are highly competitive, with all three schools - West Chester Henderson High School, West Chester East High School, and West Chester Bayard Rustin High School - ranking in the top 20% of Pennsylvania high schools. The district's middle schools also perform exceptionally well, with all three schools ranking in the top 20% of Pennsylvania middle schools, ensuring a smooth transition for students from elementary to secondary education.

District Detail

 782 Springdale Drive
Exton, PA 19341-2850

 (484) 266-1000

SchoolDigger Rank:
71st of 606 Pennsylvania districts

See the 2023 Pennsylvania District rankings!
Grades served: K-12
Students: 12,117

Primary Schools: 11
Middle Schools: 3
High Schools: 3
Alternative Schools: 0

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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