Palmyra Area Shs



Palmyra Area Shs Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palmyra Area Shs Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 277
10 242
11 201
12 237

Palmyra Area Shs is a public high school of the Palmyra Area School District located in Palmyra, PA. It has 957 students in grades 9th through 12th. Palmyra Area Shs is the 231st largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 6,127th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.1 to 1.

Total Students: 957
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 59.37

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Palmyra Area Shs Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 489
(51%)
489
(51%)
 Male 468
(49%)
468
(49%)

Palmyra Area Shs Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 875
(91%)
875
(91%)
 Hispanic 26
(3%)
26
(3%)
 Asian 24
(3%)
24
(3%)
 Two or More 17
(2%)
17
(2%)
 Black 15
(2%)
15
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Palmyra Area Shs Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 807
(84%)
807
(84%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 110
(11%)
110
(11%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 40
(4%)
40
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Palmyra Area Shs is ranked 532nd out of 0 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Palmyra Area Shs students on free and reduced lunch assistance (15.7%) 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.

Palmyra Area Shs Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 970
2006 1005
2007 1027
2008 985
2009 1015
2010 932
2011 929
2012 957

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.4
2006 15.6
2007 15.5
2008 14.3
2009 16
2010 14.8
2011 15.7
2012 16.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.083505154639175
2006 0.069651741293532
2007 0.07205452775073
2008 0.081218274111675
2009 0.13103448275862
2010 0.11587982832618
2011 0.1302475780409
2012 0.15673981191223

Compare Palmyra Area Shs to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,399.9% 14.0:1
 
1,610.0% 16.1:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 15.7%
 
State Average 37.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Palmyra Area Shs
Palmyra, PA
Public 09 - 12 957 16.1:1  
Hershey High School
Hershey, PA
Public 09 - 12 1,190 14.9:1 4 miles
Milton Hershey School
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Private PK - 12 1,835 10:1 4 miles
Annville-Cleona Ms
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Public 07 - 08 249 12.6:1 5 miles
Annville Cleona High School
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Public 09 - 12 520 15.5:1 5 miles
Lower Dauphin High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,176 13.4:1 7 miles
New Covenant Christian School
Lebanon, PA
Private PK - 12 208 10:1 8 miles
Lebanon Shs
Lebanon, PA
Public 09 - 12 1,279 17.3:1 9 miles
Lebanon Catholic School
Lebanon, PA
Private PK - 12 315 8:1 9 miles
Elizabethtown Area Ms
Elizabethtown, PA
Public 07 - 08 651 15.4:1 10 miles
Mount Calvary Christian School
Elizabethtown, PA
Private PK - 12 315 10:1 10 miles
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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