Penncrest High School



Penncrest High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Penncrest 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
9 302
10 330
11 320
12 348

Penncrest High School is a public high school of the Rose Tree Media School District located in Media, PA. It has 1,300 students in grades 9th through 12th. Penncrest High School is the 123rd largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 4,138th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,300
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13:1
Full Time Teachers: 100.25

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Penncrest High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 674
(52%)
674
(52%)
 Female 626
(48%)
626
(48%)

Penncrest High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,132
(87%)
1,132
(87%)
 Black 94
(7%)
94
(7%)
 Asian 56
(4%)
56
(4%)
 Hispanic 12
(1%)
12
(1%)
 Two or More 4
(0%)
4
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Penncrest High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,142
(88%)
1,142
(88%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 118
(9%)
118
(9%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 40
(3%)
40
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Penncrest High School is ranked 511th out of 0 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Penncrest High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (12.2%) 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.

Penncrest High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1333
2006 1348
2007 1353
2008 1357
2009 1345
2010 1293
2011 1340
2012 1300

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.2
2006 14.8
2007 13.9
2008 13.5
2009 13.4
2010 12.4
2011 12.9
2012 13

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.033758439609902
2006 0.049703264094955
2007 0.070953436807095
2008 0.072955047899779
2009 0.089219330855019
2010 0.10131477184841
2011 0.10522388059701
2012 0.12153846153846

Compare Penncrest High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,300.0% 13.0:1
 
1,399.9% 14.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 12.2%
 
State Average 37.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

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Public 09 - 12 1,300 13:1  
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Public 09 - 12 1,196 15.3:1 5 miles
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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