Peters Twp High School



Peters Twp High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Peters Twp 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
9 382
10 369
11 369
12 365

Peters Twp High School is a public high school of the Peters Township School District located in Mcmurray, PA. It has 1,485 students in grades 9th through 12th. Peters Twp High School is the 87th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 3,247th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,485
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 91.28

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Peters Twp High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 746
(50%)
1,105
(51%)
 Female 739
(50%)
1,046
(49%)

Peters Twp High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,417
(95%)
2,030
(94%)
 Asian 37
(2%)
61
(3%)
 Black 12
(1%)
14
(1%)
 Hispanic 11
(1%)
26
(1%)
 Two or More 8
(1%)
16
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Peters Twp High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,420
(96%)
2,060
(96%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 47
(3%)
66
(3%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(1%)
25
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Peters Twp High School is ranked 699th out of 0 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Peters Twp High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (4.4%) is significantly 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.

Peters Twp High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1382
2006 1429
2007 1436
2008 1419
2009 1448
2010 1507
2011 1487
2012 1485

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.7
2006 17
2007 16
2008 15.5
2009 16
2010 16.4
2011 16.2
2012 16.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.024602026049204
2006 0.026592022393282
2007 0.025766016713092
2008 0.026074700493305
2009 0.029005524861878
2010 0.033178500331785
2011 0.034297242770679
2012 0.043771043771044

Compare Peters Twp High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,399.9% 14.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,630.0% 16.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 4.4%
 
State Average 37.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Peters Twp High School
Mcmurray, PA
Public 09 - 12 1,485 16.3:1  
Peters Twp Ms
Mcmurray, PA
Public 07 - 08 666 15.5:1 3 miles
Cornerstone Christian Preparatory Academy
Venetia, PA
Private 08 - 12 54 4:1 4 miles
Canonsburg Ms
Canonsburg, PA
Public 07 - 08 810 16.8:1 4 miles
Canon-Mcmillan Shs
Canonsburg, PA
Public 09 - 12 1,480 17.8:1 5 miles
Wesley Spectrum Academy
Upper St. Clair, PA
Private 04 - 12 95 6:1 5 miles
Chartiers-Houston Jshs
Houston, PA
Public 07 - 12 552 13.1:1 6 miles
Upper Saint Clair High School
Pittsburgh, PA
Public 09 - 12 1,382 16.2:1 6 miles
Bethel Park High School
Bethel Park, PA
Public 09 - 12 1,624 13.5:1 7 miles
Hillcrest Christian Academy
Bethel Park, PA
Private PK - 10 273 11:1 7 miles
Independence Ms
Bethel Park, PA
Public 07 - 08 737 11.7:1 7 miles
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