Shaler Area High School



Shaler Area High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Shaler 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
9 355
10 376
11 366
12 390

Shaler Area High School is a public high school of the Shaler Area School District located in Pittsburgh, PA. It has 1,487 students in grades 9th through 12th. Shaler Area High School is the 92nd largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 3,395th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,487
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 115.15

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Shaler Area High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 775
(52%)
1,084
(51%)
 Female 712
(48%)
1,031
(49%)

Shaler Area High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,402
(94%)
1,989
(94%)
 Black 30
(2%)
44
(2%)
 Two or More 28
(2%)
42
(2%)
 Asian 20
(1%)
29
(1%)
 Hispanic 7
(0%)
10
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Shaler Area High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 995
(67%)
1,414
(67%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 402
(27%)
588
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 90
(6%)
113
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Shaler Area High School is ranked 159th out of 719 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Shaler Area High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (33.1%) 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.

Shaler Area High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1526
2006 1499
2007 1400
2008 1911
2009 1807
2010 1726
2011 1638
2012 1557
2013 1543
2014 1545
2015 1487

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.1
2006 15.4
2007 15.1
2008 16.5
2009 14.5
2010 13.3
2011 13.4
2012 12.9
2013 12.8
2014 12.6
2015 12.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.14285714285714
2006 0.13542361574383
2007 0.15714285714286
2008 0.17216117216117
2009 0.19867183176536
2010 0.18655851680185
2011 0.21001221001221
2012 0.28131021194605
2013 0.31432274789371
2014 0.33009708737864
2015 0.33086751849361

Compare Shaler Area High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,290.0% 12.9:1
 
1,398.6% 14.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 33.1%
 
State Average 45.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,487 12.9:1  
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