Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    3,054
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    366 3.7
  • Ranking

North Penn Senior High School is a public school in Towamencin Township, 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 366 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 366 reviews
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    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Resources & Facilities: The school has a lot of resources to offer the students so they can get to their full potential
    • High School Junior
    • 5
    Academics: The academics here are the best. There are so many classes to choose from no matter what interest you have. I do think that sometimes the workload is a little heavy, but manageable. But I feel that students don't take advantage of the different classes we offer, and would instead take"no school period 1"- which is basically coming to school late- and "no school period 8"- which is just being able to leave school early.
    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Student Culture & Diversity: The school is very accepting of different races and different sexual orientations. Sometimes some students can be cruel, but its okay, as long as your not alone, you'll survive.
    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Health & Safety: I feel that the school's security measures make me feel safe. We have many intruder and fire drills, so incase something were to happen, I know I'd be alright.
    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: My high school experience has been a good one so far. I find that you have to find your certain group of friends because the school is so big. And the variety of classes and after school activities is a great way to broaden your horizons. Sometimes, you'll find those mean girls or guys who think they're better than you just because they play a sport, but as long as you find your place in this school you'll be fine. Yes, I really think that certain rules, especially the dress code, should be enforced, but overall this is a great school. So would I do this all over again? Yes, because even though I've had my good days and my bad days at this school, it has made me learn a lot and has made me a wiser, more open-minded person.

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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

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 50%
Male 49%

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 31 responses

  • 61% Yes
  • 26% Not sure.
  • 13% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 27 responses

  • 21% Sports
  • 20% Theatre
  • 20% Supposedly one of the best
  • 17% People
  • 12% Television
  • 6% Music
  • 3% Newspaper
  • 2% Many Different Classes to choose from
  • 0% After School Activities

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 23 responses

  • 42% Too large
  • 32% Cliques
  • 16% Time between classes is too short
  • 3% Arrogant People
  • 3% Lunch
  • 3% Fights in lunchtime
  • 0% Snobby People

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 27 responses

  • 44% Variety of activities
  • 30% Good sports programs
  • 15% Large amount of students and diversity
  • 4% Great music program
  • 4% Decent language department
  • 4% Anti-bullying program

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 29 responses

  • 59% Big
  • 21% Diversity
  • 21% Opportunity

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 29 responses

  • 41% Too many students, easy to get lost in the crowd
  • 31% It's not as big as it seems.
  • 24% It's all about finding the right group of people
  • 3% There's a place for everyone here.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 20 responses

  • 10% I love everything about this school.
  • 85% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 5% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.