Altoona Area High School



Altoona Area High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Altoona Area High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 1
8 0
9 2
10 684
11 567
12 524

Altoona Area High School is a public high school of the Altoona Area School District located in Altoona, PA. It has 1,778 students in grades 7th through 12th. Altoona Area High School is the 48th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 2,282nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,778
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 112.99

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Altoona Area High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 899
(51%)
1,761
(49%)
 Male 879
(49%)
1,830
(51%)

Altoona Area High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,614
(91%)
3,249
(90%)
 Black 137
(8%)
280
(8%)
 Hispanic 21
(1%)
47
(1%)
 Asian 4
(0%)
12
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Altoona Area High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 887
(50%)
1,871
(52%)
 Not Eligible 775
(44%)
1,488
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 116
(7%)
232
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Altoona Area High School is ranked 39th out of 719 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Altoona Area High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.4%) is slightly higher than the state average of 45.1%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Altoona Area High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1925
2006 1921
2007 1853
2008 1800
2009 1789
2010 1741
2011 1662
2012 1646
2013 1658
2014 1739
2015 1778

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.4
2006 16.3
2007 16
2008 15.6
2009 15.3
2010 14.7
2011 14.9
2012 14.9
2013 14.7
2014 15.4
2015 15.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.37038961038961
2006 0.39562727745966
2007 0.39773340528872
2008 0.40388888888889
2009 0.43991056456121
2010 0.43882825962091
2011 0.51022864019254
2012 0.4902794653706
2013 0.53799758745476
2014 0.5664174813111
2015 0.56411698537683

Compare Altoona Area High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,398.6% 14.0:1
 
1,570.0% 15.7:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 56.4%
 

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Public 07 - 12 1,778 15.7:1  
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