PROFICIENCY 81% 52% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #1 of 10 in East Penn SD
  • Ranked #1 of 4 in Emmaus
  • Ranked #202 of 3018 in Pennsylvania
Proficiency Averages
62%East Penn SD
62%Emmaus
53%Pennsylvania

Emmaus High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "East Penn SD" in Emmaus, PA. There are a total of 2,645 students and 152 teachers at Emmaus High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 500 free lunch students and 109 reduced lunch students.

Emmaus High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 80.5%, which is 52% higher than the Pennsylvania average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students2645
Teachers152
Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch500
Reduced lunch109

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment546
Taking some courses188
Taking some courses (not tests)357
Passing some courses161
Passing no courses24

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Emmaus High School, there are a total of 546 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 188 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All80%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School80%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All81%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School81%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Emmaus High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictPennsylvaniaNational
Caucasian 82.0% 79.5% 68.3% 51.1%
African American 4.0% 4.1% 14.5% 15.9%
Asian 5.6% 5.2% 3.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 7.6% 9.0% 10.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.1% 0.2% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.6% 2.1% 2.9% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Jefferson El School70%0.5Emmaus, PA
Lincoln El School59%0.7Emmaus, PA
Seven Generations Charter School40%1.1Emmaus, PA
Salisbury Middle School48%1.8Allentown, PA
Western Salisbury El School57%1.8Allentown, PA
Eyer Middle School60%2.4Macungie, PA
Macungie El School62%2.4Macungie, PA
Shoemaker El School65%2.5Macungie, PA
Lehigh Parkway El School42%3.1Allentown, PA
Willow Lane El School64%3.2Macungie, PA
Wescosville El School57%3.3Wescosville, PA
South Mountain Middle School27%3.7Allentown, PA

Emmaus demographics profile

StatisticEmmausPennsylvaniaNational
Population11,36312,783,977318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3,92627791
Median age41.540.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%56%55%
Speak English94%89%79%
Speak Spanish3%5%13%

Education level achieved in Emmaus

IndexEmmausPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade90.4%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school89.3%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college58.1%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree41.0%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors32.1%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters10.0%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.7%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.4%1.3%
Source: The Emmaus High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.