Jim Thorpe Area High School



Jim Thorpe Area High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jim Thorpe 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
9 183
10 156
11 149
12 119

Jim Thorpe Area High School is a public high school of the Jim Thorpe Area School District located in Jim Thorpe, PA. It has 607 students in grades 9th through 12th. Jim Thorpe Area High School is the 416th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 9,163rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.6 to 1.

Total Students: 607
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 44.49

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Jim Thorpe Area High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 311
(51%)
311
(51%)
 Female 296
(49%)
296
(49%)

Jim Thorpe Area High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 470
(77%)
470
(77%)
 Black 66
(11%)
66
(11%)
 Hispanic 56
(9%)
56
(9%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
8
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Jim Thorpe Area High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 310
(51%)
310
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 223
(37%)
223
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 74
(12%)
74
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Jim Thorpe Area High School is ranked 249th out of 0 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jim Thorpe Area High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.9%) is slightly higher than the state average of 37.7%. 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.

Jim Thorpe Area High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 770
2006 613
2007 642
2008 634
2009 654
2010 641
2011 605
2012 607

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.8
2006 10.8
2007 12.5
2008 13
2009 13.1
2010 13.6
2011 13.5
2012 13.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.25714285714286
2006 0.37194127243067
2007 0.30685358255452
2008 0.37066246056782
2009 0.40978593272171
2010 0.4009360374415
2011 0.46115702479339
2012 0.48929159802306

Compare Jim Thorpe 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
State Average 37.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 48.9%
 

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