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
9 395
10 385
11 370
12 318

Carlisle Area High School is a public high school of the Carlisle Area School District located in Carlisle, PA. It has 1,468 students in grades 9th through 12th. Carlisle Area High School is the 92nd largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 3,343rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.6 to 1.

Total Students: 1,468
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 107.8

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Carlisle Area High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 744
(51%)
744
(51%)
 Male 724
(49%)
724
(49%)

Carlisle Area High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,117
(76%)
1,117
(76%)
 Black 142
(10%)
142
(10%)
 Hispanic 93
(6%)
93
(6%)
 Two or More 88
(6%)
88
(6%)
 Asian 22
(1%)
22
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
2
(0%)

Carlisle Area High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,100
(75%)
1,100
(75%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 305
(21%)
305
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 63
(4%)
63
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Carlisle Area High School is ranked 174th out of 0 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Carlisle Area High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (25.1%) 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.

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

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

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

Compare Carlisle Area High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,360.0% 13.6:1
 
1,399.9% 14.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 25.1%
 
State Average 37.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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