Pittston Area Shs



Pittston Area Shs Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pittston 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
9 255
10 264
11 267
12 224

Pittston Area Shs is a public high school of the Pittston Area School District located in Pittston, PA. It has 1,010 students in grades 9th through 12th. Pittston Area Shs is the 210th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 5,805th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,010
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 52.9

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Pittston Area Shs Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 534
(53%)
534
(53%)
 Female 476
(47%)
476
(47%)

Pittston Area Shs Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 956
(95%)
956
(95%)
 Black 31
(3%)
31
(3%)
 Hispanic 16
(2%)
16
(2%)
 Asian 4
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Pittston Area Shs Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 637
(63%)
637
(63%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 311
(31%)
311
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 62
(6%)
62
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Pittston Area Shs is ranked 169th out of 0 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pittston Area Shs students on free and reduced lunch assistance (36.9%) is slightly 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.

Pittston Area Shs Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1079
2006 1081
2007 1228
2008 1170
2009 1106
2010 1089
2011 1053
2012 1010

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.2
2006 19.5
2007 19.6
2008 22.9
2009 17.3
2010 17.9
2011 18.6
2012 19.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.23169601482854
2006 0.26734505087882
2007 0.2214983713355
2008 0.26923076923077
2009 0.30560578661844
2010 0.33333333333333
2011 0.32288698955366
2012 0.36930693069307

Compare Pittston Area Shs 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 36.9%
 
State Average 37.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,010 19.1:1  
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Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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