Central Dauphin Shs



Central Dauphin Shs Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Central Dauphin Shs Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 441
10 394
11 421
12 441

Central Dauphin Shs is a public high school of the Central Dauphin School District located in Harrisburg, PA. It has 1,697 students in grades 9th through 12th. Central Dauphin Shs is the 63rd largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 2,581st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,697
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 115.2

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Central Dauphin Shs Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 885
(52%)
1,610
(52%)
 Female 812
(48%)
1,484
(48%)

Central Dauphin Shs Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,266
(75%)
1,695
(55%)
 Black 170
(10%)
627
(20%)
 Hispanic 97
(6%)
341
(11%)
 Two or More 85
(5%)
194
(6%)
 Asian 77
(5%)
233
(8%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Central Dauphin Shs Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,340
(79%)
1,913
(62%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 287
(17%)
1,015
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 70
(4%)
166
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Central Dauphin Shs is ranked 246th out of 719 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central Dauphin Shs students on free and reduced lunch assistance (21.0%) 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.

Central Dauphin Shs Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2008
2006 1920
2007 1900
2008 1831
2009 1793
2010 1842
2011 1778
2012 1777
2013 1708
2014 1672
2015 1697

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.8
2006 15
2007 13.5
2008 13.8
2009 13.4
2010 14.1
2011 13.9
2012 15.5
2013 15
2014 14.6
2015 14.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.088645418326693
2006 0.078125
2007 0.061578947368421
2008 0.10649918077553
2009 0.11991076408254
2010 0.12540716612378
2011 0.14173228346457
2012 0.19020821609454
2013 0.2096018735363
2014 0.20095693779904
2015 0.21037124337065

Compare Central Dauphin Shs to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,398.6% 14.0:1
 
1,470.0% 14.7:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 21.0%
 
State Average 45.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Central Dauphin Shs
Harrisburg, PA
Public 09 - 12 1,697 14.7:1  
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Private KG - 12 286 12:1 3 miles
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Harrisburg Adventist School
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Private PK - 09 56 12:1 6 miles
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Public 09 - 12 1,397 13.6:1 6 miles
Vista School
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Private UG - UG 98 7:1 6 miles
Lower Dauphin High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,156 13.1:1 7 miles
Covenant Christian Academy
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Private PK - 12 214 10:1 7 miles
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Public 06 - 09 871 12.8:1 8 miles
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