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
9 291
10 276
11 262
12 242

Palmyra Area Shs is a public high school of the Palmyra Area School District located in Palmyra, PA. It has 1,071 students in grades 9th through 12th. Palmyra Area Shs is the 189th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 5,515th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,071
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17:1
Full Time Teachers: 62.98

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Palmyra Area Shs Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 547
(51%)
547
(51%)
 Male 524
(49%)
524
(49%)

Palmyra Area Shs Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 966
(90%)
966
(90%)
 Hispanic 38
(4%)
38
(4%)
 Asian 27
(3%)
27
(3%)
 Two or More 26
(2%)
26
(2%)
 Black 12
(1%)
12
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Palmyra Area Shs Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 851
(79%)
851
(79%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 184
(17%)
184
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 36
(3%)
36
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Palmyra Area Shs is ranked 440th out of 719 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Palmyra Area Shs students on free and reduced lunch assistance (20.5%) is 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.

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
2013 965
2014 1015
2015 1071

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
2013 15
2014 15.6
2015 17

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
2013 0.1699481865285
2014 0.17635467980296
2015 0.20541549953315

Compare Palmyra Area Shs to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,398.6% 14.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,700.0% 17.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 20.5%
 
State Average 45.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

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Palmyra Area Shs
Palmyra, PA
Public 09 - 12 1,071 17:1  
Milton Hershey School
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Private PK - 12 2,020 10:1 3 miles
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Vista School
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Private UG - UG 98 7:1 6 miles
Lower Dauphin High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,156 13.1:1 7 miles
New Covenant Christian School
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Private PK - 12 253 13:1 8 miles
Lebanon Shs
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Public 09 - 12 1,253 16.8:1 9 miles
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