North Star High School



North Star High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

North Star 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 78
10 95
11 72
12 98

North Star High School is a public high school of the North Star School District located in Boswell, PA. It has 343 students in grades 9th through 12th. North Star High School is the 617th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 13,776th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.4 to 1.

Total Students: 343
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.2

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North Star High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 173
(50%)
173
(50%)
 Male 170
(50%)
170
(50%)

North Star High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 340
(99%)
340
(99%)
 Hispanic 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

North Star High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 177
(52%)
177
(52%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 139
(41%)
139
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(8%)
27
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

North Star High School is ranked 539th out of 719 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of North Star High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.4%) 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.

North Star High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 441
2006 447
2007 466
2008 461
2009 436
2010 427
2011 392
2012 400
2013 391
2014 354
2015 343

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.4
2006 13.9
2007 14.8
2008 14.3
2009 13.3
2010 12.6
2011 11.6
2012 13
2013 12.8
2014 11.7
2015 11.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.38548752834467
2006 0.38478747203579
2007 0.40557939914163
2008 0.39045553145336
2009 0.47477064220183
2010 0.44730679156909
2011 0.46428571428571
2012 0.52
2013 0.43989769820972
2014 0.42090395480226
2015 0.48396501457726

Compare North Star High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,140.0% 11.4:1
 
1,398.6% 14.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 48.4%
 

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