Altoona Area Jr High School



Altoona Area Jr High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Altoona Area Jr High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 634
8 585
9 562
10 0
11 0
12 0

Altoona Area Jr High School is a public high school of the Altoona Area School District located in Altoona, PA. It has 1,781 students in grades 7th through 9th. Altoona Area Jr High School is the 46th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 2,267th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,781
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 124.19

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Altoona Area Jr High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 934
(52%)
1,830
(51%)
 Female 847
(48%)
1,761
(49%)

Altoona Area Jr High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,608
(90%)
3,249
(90%)
 Black 138
(8%)
280
(8%)
 Hispanic 26
(1%)
47
(1%)
 Asian 8
(0%)
12
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Altoona Area Jr High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 956
(54%)
1,871
(52%)
 Not Eligible 709
(40%)
1,488
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 116
(7%)
232
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Altoona Area Jr High School is ranked 37th out of 719 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Altoona Area Jr High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.2%) is 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 Jr High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2008 1833
2009 1806
2010 1801
2011 1837
2012 1865
2013 1873
2014 1778
2015 1781

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2008 13.8
2009 13.9
2010 13.7
2011 14.4
2012 15.1
2013 15.2
2014 14.4
2015 14.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008 0.51663938897981
2009 0.53654485049834
2010 0.52193225985564
2011 0.58356015242243
2012 0.59195710455764
2013 0.61452215696743
2014 0.62317210348706
2015 0.60190903986524

Compare Altoona Area Jr High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,398.6% 14.0:1
 
1,430.0% 14.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 60.2%
 

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