Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    3,054
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    304 3.7
  • Ranking

North Penn Senior High School is a public school in Lansdale, Pennsylvania. It has 3,054 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 83% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 304 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

1340 South Valley Forge Rd
Lansdale, PA 19446
(215) 368-9800

Ratings and Reviews
3.7 from 304 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Student Culture & Diversity: The school respects and appreciates diversity. The cultural clubs and LBGTQ club shows this.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Sports & Fitness: I don't do sports, but the school value's sports and uses their money wisely on equipment.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: It seems overwhelming because of the size, but sticking with friends is best.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Food: The food could be better. Menus are usually the same each month.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Teachers: The teacher's know what they're doing and help a lot.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
4.00 Souderton Area Senior High School 5 mi. 2,193
2.66 Norristown Area High School 6 mi. 1,795
3.66 Methacton High School 6 mi. 1,757
4.00 Plymouth-Whitemarsh Senior High School 10 mi. 1,562
4.00 Perkiomen Valley High School 8 mi. 1,789

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

Gender

Gender
Female 50%
Male 49%

Overall Student Diversity

North Penn Senior High School United States Methacton High School Norristown Area High School Perkiomen Valley High School Plymouth-Whitemarsh Senior High School Souderton Area Senior High School
White 70.0% 51.6% 77.0% 32.0% 85.0% 81.0% 87.0%
Asian 18.0% 4.7% 12.0% 1.0% 4.0% 3.0% 4.0%
African American 7.0% 15.2% 3.0% 45.0% 6.0% 9.0% 4.0%
Hispanic 3.0% 24.5% 2.0% 18.0% 2.0% 1.0% 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% 3.0% 1.0% 0% 3.0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 0.1%
Grade 10 33.7%
Grade 11 32.3%
Grade 12 33.9%

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 25 responses

  • 60% Yes
  • 28% Not sure.
  • 12% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 22 responses

  • 22% Sports
  • 20% Theatre
  • 18% Supposedly one of the best
  • 18% People
  • 12% Television
  • 8% Music
  • 2% Newspaper

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 18 responses

  • 60% Too large
  • 35% Cliques
  • 5% Time between classes is too short

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 21 responses

  • 48% Variety of activities
  • 38% Good sports programs
  • 5% Anti-bullying program
  • 5% Great music program
  • 5% Large amount of students and diversity

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 23 responses

  • 65% Big
  • 22% Diversity
  • 13% Opportunity

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 23 responses

  • 43% Too many students, easy to get lost in the crowd
  • 30% It's not as big as it seems.
  • 22% It's all about finding the right group of people
  • 4% There's a place for everyone here.

How strongly do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements regarding parent involvement at this school?     Based on 15 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Most parents at this school put too much pressure on their kids
  • Most parents at this school are very involved in their child's education
  • The PTA/PTO (i.e. parent groups) are very committed and have a positive impact on the school environment
  • Most parents at this school care about the success of all students, not just their own
  • Parental support/attendance is very high for school athletic events
  • Parental support/attendance is very high for non-athletic school events
  • The parents at this school have a very positive impact on the school's environment and culture
  • The parents at this school respect the opinions and judgements of teachers and administrators
  • Most parents at this school are really great parents.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 14% I love everything about this school.
  • 86% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 0% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.