Pottstown Shs



Pottstown Shs Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pottstown Shs Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 198
10 195
11 169
12 198

Pottstown Shs is a public high school of the Pottstown School District located in Pottstown, PA. It has 760 students in grades 9th through 12th. Pottstown Shs is the 320th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 7,618th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.7 to 1.

Total Students: 760
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 59.75

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Pottstown Shs Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 403
(53%)
403
(53%)
 Female 357
(47%)
357
(47%)

Pottstown Shs Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 359
(47%)
359
(47%)
 Black 249
(33%)
249
(33%)
 Hispanic 85
(11%)
85
(11%)
 Two or More 60
(8%)
60
(8%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Pottstown Shs Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 391
(51%)
391
(51%)
 Not Eligible 329
(43%)
329
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 40
(5%)
40
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Pottstown Shs is ranked 130th out of 0 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pottstown Shs students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.7%) is higher than the state average of 37.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Pottstown Shs Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 849
2006 874
2007 865
2008 840
2009 809
2010 826
2011 779
2012 760

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.1
2006 13.9
2007 13.7
2008 13.1
2009 12.8
2010 13.7
2011 12.8
2012 12.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.45465253239105
2006 0.4279176201373
2007 0.46820809248555
2008 0.48928571428571
2009 0.52286773794808
2010 0.56416464891041
2011 0.57252888318357
2012 0.56710526315789

Compare Pottstown Shs to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,270.0% 12.7:1
 
1,399.9% 14.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 37.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 56.7%
 

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