Northampton Area High School



Northampton Area High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Northampton 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
9 424
10 402
11 434
12 442
UG 12

Northampton Area High School is a public high school of the Northampton Area School District located in Northampton, PA. It has 1,714 students in grades 9th through 12th. Northampton Area High School is the 60th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 2,395th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,714
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 89.65

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Northampton Area High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 908
(53%)
1,334
(52%)
 Female 806
(47%)
1,241
(48%)

Northampton Area High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,593
(93%)
2,362
(92%)
 Hispanic 71
(4%)
123
(5%)
 Black 28
(2%)
51
(2%)
 Two or More 11
(1%)
19
(1%)
 Asian 10
(1%)
18
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Northampton Area High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,329
(78%)
1,962
(76%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 280
(16%)
445
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 105
(6%)
168
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Northampton Area High School is ranked 163rd out of 0 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Northampton Area High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (22.5%) is 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.

Northampton Area High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2034
2006 2016
2007 1940
2008 1856
2009 1806
2010 1856
2011 1734
2012 1714

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19
2006 18.2
2007 17.4
2008 17.2
2009 16.1
2010 15.7
2011 16.3
2012 19.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.1047197640118
2006 0.092757936507937
2007 0.14587628865979
2008 0.15948275862069
2009 0.15614617940199
2010 0.19558189655172
2011 0.2156862745098
2012 0.22462077012835

Compare Northampton Area High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,399.9% 14.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,910.0% 19.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 22.5%
 
State Average 37.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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