Pottsville Area High School



Pottsville Area High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pottsville 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
9 265
10 278
11 271
12 244

Pottsville Area High School is a public high school of the Pottsville Area School District located in Pottsville, PA. It has 1,058 students in grades 9th through 12th. Pottsville Area High School is the 191st largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 5,518th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,058
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 69

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Pottsville Area High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 549
(52%)
549
(52%)
 Male 509
(48%)
509
(48%)

Pottsville Area High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 954
(90%)
954
(90%)
 Black 52
(5%)
52
(5%)
 Hispanic 35
(3%)
35
(3%)
 Asian 10
(1%)
10
(1%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Pottsville Area High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 549
(52%)
549
(52%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 425
(40%)
425
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 84
(8%)
84
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Pottsville Area High School is ranked 96th out of 0 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pottsville Area High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.1%) is slightly 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.

Pottsville Area High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1223
2006 1228
2007 1156
2008 1180
2009 1133
2010 1077
2011 1112
2012 1058

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.4
2006 17.8
2007 16.4
2008 16.3
2009 16.1
2010 15.5
2011 16
2012 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.26982829108749
2006 0.27931596091205
2007 0.38581314878893
2008 0.37881355932203
2009 0.40070609002648
2010 0.41597028783658
2011 0.44244604316547
2012 0.48109640831758

Compare Pottsville Area High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,399.9% 14.0:1
 
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 37.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 48.1%
 

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Pottsville Area High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,058 15.3:1  
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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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