Carlisle Area High School



Carlisle Area High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Carlisle 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
9 413
10 419
11 349
12 340

Carlisle Area High School is a public high school of the Carlisle Area School District located in Carlisle, PA. It has 1,521 students in grades 9th through 12th. Carlisle Area High School is the 89th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 3,258th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,521
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 109.78

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Carlisle Area High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 764
(50%)
764
(50%)
 Female 757
(50%)
757
(50%)

Carlisle Area High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,159
(76%)
1,159
(76%)
 Black 139
(9%)
139
(9%)
 Hispanic 99
(7%)
99
(7%)
 Two or More 96
(6%)
96
(6%)
 Asian 25
(2%)
25
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Carlisle Area High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,100
(72%)
1,100
(72%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 364
(24%)
364
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 57
(4%)
57
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Carlisle Area High School is ranked 203rd out of 719 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Carlisle Area High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (27.7%) is lower than the state average of 45.1%. 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.

Carlisle Area High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1663
2006 1625
2007 1525
2008 1478
2009 1473
2010 1479
2011 1462
2012 1468
2013 1479
2014 1522
2015 1521

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.4
2006 15.1
2007 13.5
2008 13.5
2009 13.3
2010 13.3
2011 13.6
2012 13.6
2013 13.1
2014 13.8
2015 13.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.14371617558629
2006 0.15753846153846
2007 0.15934426229508
2008 0.17726657645467
2009 0.23489477257298
2010 0.21974306964165
2011 0.23666210670315
2012 0.25068119891008
2013 0.25828262339419
2014 0.27923784494087
2015 0.27679158448389

Compare Carlisle Area High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,390.0% 13.9:1
 
1,398.6% 14.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 27.7%
 
State Average 45.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,521 13.9:1  
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