North Penn Senior High School in Towamencin Township, PA - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    10-12
  • Students
    3,038
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    480 3.8
  • Ranking

North Penn Senior High School is a public school in Towamencin Township, Pennsylvania. It has 3,038 students in grades 10-12. According to state standards, 86% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 480 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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

Ratings and Reviews
3.8 from 480 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 3
    Health & Safety: Theres so many people in the school for only 3 grades and it may be hard to track everyone. for the most part there are always security walking around. In my 3 years there have been simple anonymous threats in bathrooms but never lockdowns.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: Its a great school full of diverse people. The teachers really engage you and know how to make school fun. Most o the holiday activities are exciting. Overall, the competition of sports makes the school bunch together as a community.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Teachers: All the teachers went above and beyond to create a fun atmosphere while learning. Best high school ever.
    • Parent
    • 4
    Academics: the academics are fantastic and are widely recognized
    • Parent
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: I find there is always something going on at the school

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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4.00 Souderton Area Senior High School 5 mi. 2,131
2.66 Norristown Area High School 7 mi. 1,770
4.00 Methacton High School 6 mi. 1,702
4.00 Perkiomen Valley High School 7 mi. 1,825
4.00 Hatboro-Horsham Senior High School 8 mi. 1,630

Around North Penn Senior High School

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

Gender

Gender
Female 47%
Male 52%

Student Diversity

North Penn Senior High School United States Hatboro-Horsham Senior High School Methacton High School Norristown Area High School Perkiomen Valley High School Souderton Area Senior High School
White 67.0% 51.0% 82.0% 76.0% 28.0% 85.0% 86.0%
Asian 18.0% 4.8% 6.0% 13.0% 1.0% 5.0% 5.0%
African American 8.0% 15.0% 5.0% 3.0% 45.0% 5.0% 3.0%
Hispanic 4.0% 25.0% 3.0% 2.0% 22.0% 3.0% 4.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2.8% 1.0% 3.0% 1.0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 10 33.5%
Grade 11 32.8%
Grade 12 33.7%

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 67 responses

  • 73% Yes
  • 18% Not sure.
  • 9% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 59 responses

  • 17% Sports
  • 12% Many Different Classes to choose from
  • 12% Theatre
  • 11% Supposedly one of the best
  • 10% People
  • 10% After School Activities
  • 9% Teachers prepare you well
  • 9% Music
  • 7% Television
  • 2% Newspaper

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 38 responses

  • 34% Too large
  • 19% Cliques
  • 19% Time between classes is too short
  • 8% Snobby People
  • 6% Arrogant People
  • 6% Fights in lunchtime
  • 3% Teachers don't care
  • 3% Lunch

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 60 responses

  • 30% Large amount of students and diversity
  • 28% Variety of activities
  • 20% Good sports programs
  • 8% Great music program
  • 7% Fabulous sports, music programs and lots of kids
  • 3% Decent language department
  • 2% Excellent education preparing students from future
  • 2% Anti-bullying program

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 63 responses

  • 44% Big
  • 35% Diversity
  • 19% Opportunity
  • 2% Committed

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 46 responses

  • 39% It's not as big as it seems.
  • 30% Too many students, easy to get lost in the crowd
  • 22% It's all about finding the right group of people
  • 9% There's a place for everyone here.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 57 responses

  • 16% I love everything about this school.
  • 81% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 4% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.