Punxsutawney Area High School



Punxsutawney Area High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Punxsutawney Area High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 198
9 167
10 169
11 154
12 154

Punxsutawney Area High School is a public high school of the Punxsutawney Area School District located in Punxsutawney, PA. It has 842 students in grades 8th through 12th. Punxsutawney Area High School is the 273rd largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 7,042nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.2 to 1.

Total Students: 842
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 63.75

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Punxsutawney Area High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 435
(52%)
777
(52%)
 Female 407
(48%)
724
(48%)

Punxsutawney Area High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 816
(97%)
1,456
(97%)
 Hispanic 13
(2%)
19
(1%)
 Two or More 8
(1%)
16
(1%)
 Black 4
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Punxsutawney Area High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 470
(56%)
757
(50%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 322
(38%)
641
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 50
(6%)
103
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Punxsutawney Area High School is ranked 233rd out of 719 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Punxsutawney Area High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (44.2%) 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.

Punxsutawney Area High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 928
2006 925
2007 945
2008 869
2009 1029
2010 1019
2011 905
2012 907
2013 845
2014 857
2015 842

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.6
2006 15.5
2007 15.6
2008 14.3
2009 13.7
2010 13.8
2011 12.7
2012 13.7
2013 12.6
2014 13.1
2015 13.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.2823275862069
2006 0.31891891891892
2007 0.31428571428571
2008 0.34752589182969
2009 0.36345966958212
2010 0.39254170755643
2011 0.39226519337017
2012 0.39801543550165
2013 0.32899408284024
2014 0.42473745624271
2015 0.44180522565321

Compare Punxsutawney Area High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,320.0% 13.2:1
 
1,398.6% 14.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 44.2%
 
State Average 45.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 08 - 12 842 13.2:1  
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