Parkland High School



Parkland High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Parkland High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 810
10 774
11 793
12 775

Parkland High School is a public high school of the Parkland School District located in Allentown, PA. It has 3,152 students in grades 9th through 12th. Parkland High School is the 9th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 179th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.9 to 1.

Total Students: 3,152
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 186.28

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Parkland High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,664
(53%)
1,664
(53%)
 Female 1,488
(47%)
1,488
(47%)

Parkland High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 2,450
(78%)
2,450
(78%)
 Asian 261
(8%)
261
(8%)
 Hispanic 254
(8%)
254
(8%)
 Black 149
(5%)
149
(5%)
 Two or More 35
(1%)
35
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Parkland High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 2,696
(86%)
2,696
(86%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 315
(10%)
315
(10%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 141
(4%)
141
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Parkland High School is ranked 120th out of 0 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Parkland High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (14.5%) is lower than the state average of 37.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Parkland High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 3096
2006 3173
2007 3145
2008 3141
2009 3158
2010 3155
2011 3109
2012 3152

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.9
2006 19.1
2007 18.8
2008 18.2
2009 18.1
2010 18
2011 18.3
2012 16.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.061369509043928
2006 0.067759218405295
2007 0.075357710651828
2008 0.093282394141993
2009 0.11209626345788
2010 0.13058637083994
2011 0.13155355419749
2012 0.14467005076142

Compare Parkland High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,399.9% 14.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,690.0% 16.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 14.5%
 
State Average 37.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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