PROFICIENCY 82% 55% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
64%Wilmington Area SD
65%New Wilmington

Wilmington Area High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Wilmington Area SD" in New Wilmington, PA. There are a total of 410 students and 34 teachers at Wilmington Area High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 12 to 1. There are a total of 66 free lunch students and 12 reduced lunch students.

Wilmington Area High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 82.0%, which is 55% higher than the Pennsylvania average.


Student/Teacher ratio12:1
Free lunch66
Reduced lunch12


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

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 Wilmington Area High School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School80-84%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School80-84%

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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Wilmington Area High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian n/a n/a 68.3% 51.1%
African American n/a n/a 14.5% 15.9%
Asian n/a n/a 3.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a n/a 10.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a n/a 0.2% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a n/a 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a n/a 2.9% 3.1%

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New Wilmington demographics profile

StatisticNew WilmingtonPennsylvaniaNational
Population density (sq mi)2,22127791
Median age21.540.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.7:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)35%56%55%
Speak English96%89%79%
Speak Spanish1%5%13%

Education level achieved in New Wilmington

IndexNew WilmingtonPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade95.8%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school94.6%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college69.9%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree60.9%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors53.6%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters29.7%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree10.8%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate9.0%1.4%1.3%
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Source: The Wilmington Area High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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