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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 346 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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High School Senior

On Teachers: My teachers have been upbeat, caring individuals.

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On Extracurriculars: I love our school's ASL Club.

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High School Senior

On Administration & Policies: The school is very involved in fundraising.

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High School Senior

On Overall Experience: Parkland helped make me the person I am today.

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High School Senior

On Health & Safety: The school takes great safety measures.

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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 346 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 167 students surveyed
Math
600
Verbal
610
Writing
610

ACT:
27

Based on 29 students surveyed
Math
26
English
27
Reading
28
Science
26
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 20 responses

  • 25% There's a lot of people.
  • 25% I didn't know half the people in my class
  • 23% Hallways are crowded
  • 10% Many teachers don't care about their jobs.
  • 6% You're good, you probably still not top 20
  • 6% Administration favors reputation over academics.
  • 4% There's really no healthy food options.

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 20 responses

  • 45% Full of opportunity
  • 15% Privileged
  • 15% It's huge
  • 10% Mob Scene
  • 10% Above and beyond
  • 5% Corrupt

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 21 responses

  • 32% The education is good.
  • 21% The arts and athletic departments are skilled.
  • 21% You can meet so many new people
  • 12% Fun events
  • 12% School spirit

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 22 responses

  • 59% Get involved
  • 23% Find a place or get lost in the masses.
  • 9% Find a teacher that will be there for you
  • 9% The top 3 and be sure to get lost!

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 22 responses

  • 32% It's really really big.
  • 32% Wide variety of classes at a multitude of levels
  • 18% Well known for its excellent academics
  • 18% It fits the top 3

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 32 responses

  • 84% Yes
  • 9% Not sure.
  • 6% 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%