Abington Senior High School in Abington Township, PA - Niche

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Abington Senior High School is a public school in Abington Township, Pennsylvania. It has 1,822 students in grades 10-12. According to state standards, 76% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 244 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

900 Highland Ave
Abington, PA 19001
(215) 884-4700

Ratings and Reviews
3.7 from 244 reviews
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    • High School Junior
    • 3
    Overall Experience: Abington's education is great. The school spirit is awful and the condition of the school could be updated
    • High School Junior
    • 3
    Food: I bring a lunch everyday because i think school food is gross.
    • High School Junior
    • 3
    Administration & Policies: Nothing really gets done when bullying takes place.
    • High School Junior
    • 3
    Sports & Fitness: We need more school spirit. Our facilities are just average.
    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Teachers: Most teachers help students others give the students the responsibility to approach them.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
4.00 Abington Junior High School 1 mi. 1,702
4.00 Cheltenham High School 2 mi. 1,469
4.33 Sandy Run Middle School 2 mi. 1,014
3.33 Upper Moreland High School 3 mi. 963
2.00 James R. Lowell School 5 mi. 1,008

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Female 48%
Male 51%

Student Diversity

Abington Senior High School United States Abington Junior High School Cheltenham High School James R. Lowell School Sandy Run Middle School Upper Moreland High School
White 66.0% 51.6% 65.0% 39.0% 1.0% 76.0% 83.0%
African American 24.0% 15.2% 24.0% 49.0% 60.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Asian 5.0% 4.7% 5.0% 7.0% 18.0% 10.0% 3.0%
Hispanic 3.0% 24.5% 4.0% 3.0% 13.0% 2.0% 3.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2.6% 0% 0% 5.0% 1.0% 0%


Grade 10 32.7%
Grade 11 34.6%
Grade 12 32.7%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 21 responses

  • 67% Yes
  • 24% Not sure.
  • 10% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 20 responses

  • 32% Great teachers
  • 32% Variety of clubs
  • 30% Acadamics
  • 5% Everyone gets along

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 19 responses

  • 25% The "T"
  • 18% Different temperatured rooms throughout the school
  • 15% B lunches
  • 12% Cafeteria food
  • 10% Navigating your way to class
  • 8% Guidance counselors, test prep, teach to test
  • 5% Sometimes even the students
  • 5% Ghetto kids
  • 2% Teachers are horrible and extremely overpaid

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 18 responses

  • 50% Diversity
  • 50% Community Service

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 19 responses

  • 74% Proud
  • 21% Arrogant
  • 5% Respectful

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

  • 91% To avoid the "T"
  • 5% Study hard
  • 5% Be careful who you are friends with

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 16 responses

  • 0% I love everything about this school.
  • 81% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 19% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.