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
9 319
10 292
11 298
12 319

Penncrest High School is a public high school of the Rose Tree Media School District located in Media, PA. It has 1,228 students in grades 9th through 12th. Penncrest High School is the 142nd largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 4,625th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,228
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 90.7

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Penncrest High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 643
(52%)
643
(52%)
 Female 585
(48%)
585
(48%)

Penncrest High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,042
(85%)
1,042
(85%)
 Asian 70
(6%)
70
(6%)
 Black 67
(5%)
67
(5%)
 Two or More 26
(2%)
26
(2%)
 Hispanic 23
(2%)
23
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Penncrest High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,029
(84%)
1,029
(84%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 164
(13%)
164
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(3%)
35
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Penncrest High School is ranked 478th out of 719 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Penncrest High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (16.2%) is significantly 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.

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
2013 1265
2014 1234
2015 1228

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
2013 13
2014 13.3
2015 13.5

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
2013 0.13833992094862
2014 0.1353322528363
2015 0.16205211726384

Compare Penncrest High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,350.0% 13.5:1
 
1,398.6% 14.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 16.2%
 
State Average 45.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,228 13.5:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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