Radnor High School

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Radnor High School
Address
130 King of Prussia Road
Radnor, Pennsylvania 19087
United States
Information
Type Public high school
School district Radnor Township School District
Principal Dan Bechtold
Grades 912
Enrollment 1,177[1] (2015-2016)
Color(s) Maroon and White          
Team name Raiders
Website

Radnor High School is a public high school in Radnor, Pennsylvania. Of all high schools in Pennsylvania, Radnor is ranked 3rd by U.S. News & World Report, and 1st by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.[2][3]

Overview[edit]

Radnor High School is the only public high school in Radnor Township, Pennsylvania. It is part of the Radnor Township School District. Located 13 miles west of Philadelphia, Radnor Township lies along the Philadelphia Main Line. Radnor High School offers many AP and honors courses.[4]

Student body[edit]

The high school has 1,177 students in grades 9 through 12. The student body is mostly white, with a total minority enrollment of 23%.[2] 90% of former Radnor students go on to graduate from four-year colleges and universities.[4]

As of the 2015-2016 school year, the demographics of the student body were as follows:[1]

Group Number of students Percent
All 1,177 100%
White 912 77.5%
Black 70 5.9%
Asian 190 13.6%
Hispanic 34 2.9%
Two or More Races 1 .1%
Male 617 52.4%
Female 560 47.6%

Extracurricular and athletic activities[edit]

Radnor offers a wide range of extracurricular and athletic activities with teams competing in the Central League. Their many clubs for students include Model UN, Robotics, Hi-Q, and Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA).[5]

National recognition[edit]

U.S. News & World Report ranks Radnor as the 6th best public high school in Pennsylvania, and the PA Department of Education ranks it 1st.[2][3] In 2012, The Daily Beast ranked Radnor as one of the top 500 public high schools in the nation.[6]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Radnor SHS". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved 11 August 2018. 
  2. ^ a b c "Radnor High School Overview". 
  3. ^ a b "State ranks Radnor number 1 in academic performance in PA". 
  4. ^ a b "2012 Radnor High School Profile" (PDF). 
  5. ^ "Activities Directory". Radnor High School. 
  6. ^ "America's Best High Schools". The Daily Beast. Retrieved June 28, 2012. 
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r "Notable Radnor Alumni". Radnor Township School District. Retrieved June 28, 2012. 
  8. ^ Moran, Malcolm (November 9, 1982). "Players; A Rookie Finds No Place To Go". New York Times. Retrieved August 14, 2018. 
  9. ^ Colby Cohen Bio - GoTerriers.com - Official Home of Boston University Athletics
  10. ^ [1]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°02′23″N 75°21′35″W / 40.0398°N 75.3596°W / 40.0398; -75.3596