Palmerton Area Jhs



Palmerton Area Jhs Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palmerton Area Jhs Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 140
8 159
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Palmerton Area Jhs is a public high school of the Palmerton Area School District located in Palmerton, PA. It has 299 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.0 to 1.

Total Students: 299
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.7

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Palmerton Area Jhs Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 167
(56%)
390
(52%)
 Female 132
(44%)
360
(48%)

Palmerton Area Jhs Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 289
(97%)
713
(95%)
 Hispanic 7
(2%)
22
(3%)
 Black 2
(1%)
5
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
5
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
5
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Palmerton Area Jhs Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 194
(65%)
513
(68%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 87
(29%)
211
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(6%)
26
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Palmerton Area Jhs students on free and reduced lunch assistance (35.1%) is slightly 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.

Palmerton Area Jhs Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 330
2006 368
2007 338
2008 313
2009 345
2010 341
2011 298
2012 302
2013 300
2014 312
2015 299

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.8
2006 14.5
2007 15.8
2008 14.6
2009 16.2
2010 15.7
2011 16.1
2012 17.2
2013 17.6
2014 15.8
2015 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.25757575757576
2006 0.21195652173913
2007 0.23668639053254
2008 0.24600638977636
2009 0.23188405797101
2010 0.24046920821114
2011 0.29865771812081
2012 0.39072847682119
2013 0.32
2014 0.38141025641026
2015 0.35117056856187

Compare Palmerton Area Jhs to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,398.6% 14.0:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 35.1%
 
State Average 45.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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