Norristown Area High School



Norristown Area High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Norristown 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
9 516
10 396
11 377
12 369

Norristown Area High School is a public high school of the Norristown Area School District located in Norristown, PA. It has 1,658 students in grades 9th through 12th. Norristown Area High School is the 67th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 2,733rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.6 to 1.

Total Students: 1,658
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 122.1

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Norristown Area High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 841
(51%)
906
(51%)
 Female 817
(49%)
867
(49%)

Norristown Area High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 738
(45%)
794
(45%)
 Hispanic 470
(28%)
504
(28%)
 White 376
(23%)
399
(23%)
 Two or More 40
(2%)
42
(2%)
 Asian 31
(2%)
31
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Norristown Area High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,201
(72%)
1,296
(73%)
 Not Eligible 418
(25%)
435
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 39
(2%)
42
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Norristown Area High School is ranked 20th out of 719 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Norristown Area High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (74.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 45.1%. 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.

Norristown Area High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1964
2006 1852
2007 1869
2008 1914
2009 1898
2010 1871
2011 1809
2012 1739
2013 1770
2014 1687
2015 1658

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.9
2006 14.2
2007 13.5
2008 13.8
2009 13.7
2010 13.3
2011 14.1
2012 14
2013 14
2014 12.7
2015 13.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.43940936863544
2006 0.47300215982721
2007 0.5366506153023
2008 0.51515151515152
2009 0.5331928345627
2010 0.60342063067878
2011 0.58761746821448
2012 0.62564692351926
2013 0.61638418079096
2014 0.71250740960285
2015 0.74788902291918

Compare Norristown Area High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,360.0% 13.6:1
 
1,398.6% 14.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 74.8%
 

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