Halifax Area High School



Halifax Area High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Halifax 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 64
10 81
11 54
12 84

Halifax Area High School is a public high school of the Halifax Area School District located in Halifax, PA. It has 283 students in grades 9th through 12th. Halifax Area High School is the 663rd largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 15,125th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 9.7 to 1.

Total Students: 283
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.16

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Halifax Area High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 157
(55%)
157
(55%)
 Female 126
(45%)
126
(45%)

Halifax Area High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 265
(94%)
265
(94%)
 Two or More 7
(2%)
7
(2%)
 Black 5
(2%)
5
(2%)
 Hispanic 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Halifax Area High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 197
(70%)
197
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 78
(28%)
78
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 8
(3%)
8
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Halifax Area High School is ranked 685th out of 719 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Halifax Area High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (30.4%) 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.

Halifax Area High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 335
2006 351
2007 385
2008 364
2009 375
2010 374
2011 353
2012 331
2013 298
2014 304
2015 283

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.2
2006 12.4
2007 19.8
2008 12.1
2009 12.5
2010 12
2011 12.8
2012 11.4
2013 10.2
2014 10.4
2015 9.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.35522388059701
2006 0.41880341880342
2007 0.37142857142857
2008 0.41208791208791
2009 0.22133333333333
2010 0.21122994652406
2011 0.25212464589235
2012 0.23867069486405
2013 0.26845637583893
2014 0.31907894736842
2015 0.30388692579505

Compare Halifax Area High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
970.0% 9.7:1
 
1,398.6% 14.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 30.4%
 
State Average 45.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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