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Upper Darby Senior High School is a public school in Upper Darby Township, Pennsylvania. It has 3,678 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 53% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 397 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

601 North Lansdowne Ave
Drexel Hill, PA 19026
(610) 622-7000

Ratings and Reviews
3.6 from 397 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 4
    Overall Experience: I graduated from Upper Darby High School and I am proud to say that. Upper Darby High School was a great experience. The school was gigantic so it helped you learn how to manage your time getting from one class to another. There was also many clubs and classes that help you in the areas that you need to improve.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Food: There were many different options for lunch everyday.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Administration & Policies: The dress code was always enforced at Upper Darby High School.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Sports & Fitness: The fitness room was my favorite part of gym time.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Teachers: I love every teacher I had at Upper Darby High School.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.33 Ridley High School 5 mi. 2,061
4.33 Central High School 9 mi. 2,360
4.33 Conestoga Senior High School 11 mi. 2,053
2.66 Northeast High School 13 mi. 3,075
1.66 Lincoln High School 14 mi. 1,858

Around Upper Darby Senior High School

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


Male 51%
Female 48%

Student Diversity

Upper Darby Senior High School United States Central High School Conestoga Senior High School Lincoln High School Northeast High School Ridley High School
African American 45.0% 15.2% 32.0% 3.0% 38.0% 33.0% 8.0%
White 37.0% 51.6% 26.0% 80.0% 33.0% 21.0% 86.0%
Asian 14.0% 4.7% 30.0% 13.0% 5.0% 22.0% 2.0%
Hispanic 3.0% 24.5% 7.0% 1.0% 20.0% 17.0% 1.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2.6% 2.0% 0% 2.0% 3.0% 0%


Grade 9 26.4%
Grade 10 25.2%
Grade 11 24.9%
Grade 12 23.5%

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 35 responses

  • 63% Yes
  • 23% Not sure.
  • 14% No

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

  • 57% You learn to accept and respect people
  • 37% Teachers, Friendly environment, Less bullying
  • 7% So much to do

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

  • 63% Bad reputation that is not truthful.
  • 22% Random reasons that we be on the news.
  • 7% The overwhelming amount of students
  • 7% The ratchedness...

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 23 responses

  • 70% The diversity within the school
  • 17% The amount of students
  • 9% Music and art programs
  • 4% The variety of clubs we have

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

  • 70% Diverse
  • 17% Crowded
  • 9% Prepares you for the real world.
  • 4% Success is the key to life.

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

  • 45% The center is a great resource
  • 36% Everyone is royalty at Upper Darby high
  • 18% Ask for help at the office

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

  • 25% I love everything about this school.
  • 69% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 6% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.