600 Cypress Street Yeadon, PA 19050 Phone: 610.626.3223 Fax: 610.284.8061
Dr. H. Judy Lee
100 Green Avenue Lansdowne, PA 19050 Phone: 610.284.8080 Fax: 610.284.2141
What's Happening @ PWHS?
Motivation and encouragement are key elements to achieving success at Penn Wood High. The dedicated staff at Penn Wood High works diligently to meet the educational needs of all students. Working cooperatively with parents, teachers strive to enhance the value and power of education for the students of Penn Wood High.
Penn Wood High School offers a variety of major subject courses and elective courses to meet the educational needs and career goals of a diverse student population. To fulfill the 24.5 credits required for graduation, students may select courses in academics, business education, fine and practical arts, technology education, and vocational training. Regardless of a student’s chosen path, he or she is encouraged to try courses in other areas in order to have a well rounded education.
Each year, Penn Wood graduates enter into the country’s best colleges and universities, as well as notable trade and technical schools. Graduates receive thousands of dollars in awards and scholarships from local organizations and the post-secondary schools they attend.
Plus… Ten-year Accreditation from Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Outdoor Science Laboratory Advanced Placement Courses in 8 Curricular Areas: English, Spanish, French, Biology, Chemistry, U.S. History, Calculus, Art S.A.T. Prep Courses Cheerleading and Dance Teams Career Center and Instructional Media Center Curricular and Extracurricular Projects Promoting Community Involvement and Service Student Government (Student Council and Class Committees) National Art Honor Society National Honor Society Newspaper, Yearbook and Literary Magazine Future Business Leaders of America Delco Hi-Q Team Annual Art Show and Band and Choir Concerts to Showcase Student Talents Full Interscholastic Athletic Program
William Penn is one of four school districts in the state of Pennsylvania who made the Gaston Caperton Honor Roll and the only school district in the state that made both the Gaston Caperton AND the 2015 AP District Honor Roll