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
9 252
10 260
11 225
12 244

Pottsville Area High School is a public high school of the Pottsville Area School District located in Pottsville, PA. It has 981 students in grades 9th through 12th. Pottsville Area High School is the 218th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 6,085th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.4 to 1.

Total Students: 981
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 68.25

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Pottsville Area High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 505
(51%)
505
(51%)
 Male 476
(49%)
476
(49%)

Pottsville Area High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 873
(89%)
873
(89%)
 Black 66
(7%)
66
(7%)
 Hispanic 28
(3%)
28
(3%)
 Two or More 10
(1%)
10
(1%)
 Asian 4
(0%)
4
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Pottsville Area High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 485
(49%)
485
(49%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 458
(47%)
458
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 38
(4%)
38
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Pottsville Area High School is ranked 157th out of 719 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pottsville Area High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (50.6%) is slightly higher than the state average of 45.1%. 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
2013 1040
2014 1006
2015 981

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
2013 15.6
2014 15
2015 14.4

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
2013 0.49807692307692
2014 0.52087475149105
2015 0.50560652395515

Compare Pottsville Area High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,398.6% 14.0:1
 
1,440.0% 14.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 50.6%
 

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Public 09 - 12 981 14.4:1  
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