Bellefonte Area High School



Bellefonte Area High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bellefonte Area 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
9 208
10 209
11 197
12 239

Bellefonte Area High School is a public high school of the Bellefonte Area School District located in Bellefonte, PA. It has 853 students in grades 9th through 12th. Bellefonte Area High School is the 278th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 6,871st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.5 to 1.

Total Students: 853
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 68.33

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Bellefonte Area High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 431
(51%)
431
(51%)
 Female 422
(49%)
422
(49%)

Bellefonte Area High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 816
(96%)
816
(96%)
 Black 14
(2%)
14
(2%)
 Hispanic 9
(1%)
9
(1%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
6
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Bellefonte Area High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 658
(77%)
658
(77%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 157
(18%)
157
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 38
(4%)
38
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Bellefonte Area High School is ranked 407th out of 0 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bellefonte Area High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (22.9%) 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.

Bellefonte Area High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1016
2006 1070
2007 1049
2008 1018
2009 992
2010 953
2011 923
2012 853

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.6
2006 14.9
2007 14.5
2008 13.5
2009 13.7
2010 13
2011 14.7
2012 12.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.21751968503937
2006 0.23271028037383
2007 0.23927550047664
2008 0.237721021611
2009 0.25100806451613
2010 0.23294858342078
2011 0.24485373781148
2012 0.22860492379836

Compare Bellefonte Area High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,250.0% 12.5:1
 
1,399.9% 14.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 22.9%
 
State Average 37.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Public 09 - 12 853 12.5:1  
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