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Parkland Senior High School is a public school in Allentown, PA. It has 3,155 students in grades 9-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 300 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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On Student Culture & Diversity: There is so many people in this school so if you have problems with people you can just make new friends.

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On Extracurriculars: If you want to join a job, most likely you'll find a ton that will match your interests.

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On Food: They do a good job at giving you a variety but they need to get sushi back.

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On Resources & Facilities: There is many resources available to us and we can use whatever we need.

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On Sports & Fitness: You can almost try anything you want here. They provide you with plenty of options.

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Parkland Senior High School is a public school in Allentown, PA. It has 3,155 students in grades 9-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 300 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

🔖 About the Academics See more in Academics ...

Graduation Rate

95%

Test Performance

92
Parkland Senior High School performed better than 92% of other schools on Pennsylvania math and reading standardized tests.

Average standardized
test results

SAT:
1820

Based on 166 students surveyed
Math
600
Verbal
610
Writing
610

ACT:
27

Based on 29 students surveyed
Math
27
English
27
Reading
28
Science
27
All test result data aggregated from users of colleges.niche.com

🏦 Where Students Go See more in Educational Outcomes ...

Student Polls

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 15 responses

  • 28% There's a lot of people.
  • 25% I didn't know half the people in my class
  • 22% Hallways are crowded
  • 12% Many teachers don't care about their jobs.
  • 6% There's really no healthy food options.
  • 6% You're good, you probably still not top 20

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 15 responses

  • 60% Full of opportunity
  • 13% Above and beyond
  • 13% Privileged
  • 7% Mob Scene
  • 7% It's huge

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 16 responses

  • 32% The education is good.
  • 23% The arts and athletic departments are skilled.
  • 20% You can meet so many new people
  • 14% Fun events
  • 11% School spirit

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 16 responses

  • 38% It's really really big.
  • 31% Wide variety of classes at a multitude of levels
  • 19% Well known for its excellent academics
  • 12% It fits the top 3

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 16 responses

  • 56% Get involved
  • 25% Find a place or get lost in the masses.
  • 12% Find a teacher that will be there for you
  • 6% The top 3 and be sure to get lost!

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 29 responses

  • 90% Yes
  • 7% Not sure.
  • 3% No

About the Students More in Student Culture & Diversity ...

Gender Diversity

Male
53.5%
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Female
46.5%
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Racial Diversity

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White
82.4%
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Asian
6.9%
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Hispanic
5.9%
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African American
4.8%
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Native American
0.0%
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Pacific Islander
0%
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Multiracial
0%