Scranton High School



Scranton High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Scranton 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
9 469
10 464
11 457
12 409

Scranton High School is a public high school of the Scranton School District located in Scranton, PA. It has 1,799 students in grades 9th through 12th. Scranton High School is the 43rd largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 2,194th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,799
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 139.84

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Scranton High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 921
(51%)
1,430
(52%)
 Female 878
(49%)
1,306
(48%)

Scranton High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 890
(49%)
1,510
(55%)
 Hispanic 433
(24%)
591
(22%)
 Black 255
(14%)
379
(14%)
 Asian 155
(9%)
163
(6%)
 Two or More 32
(2%)
49
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 30
(2%)
40
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
4
(0%)

Scranton High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,261
(70%)
1,889
(69%)
 Not Eligible 441
(25%)
703
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 97
(5%)
144
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Scranton High School is ranked 16th out of 719 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Scranton High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.5%) is significantly 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.

Scranton High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1920
2006 1912
2007 1919
2008 1793
2009 1738
2010 1836
2011 1802
2012 1773
2013 1776
2014 1784
2015 1799

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.5
2006 15.1
2007 15.3
2008 14.3
2009 13.6
2010 14.4
2011 14.4
2012 13.7
2013 13.3
2014 12.5
2015 12.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.371875
2006
2007 0.43355914538822
2008 0.4824316787507
2009 0.51208285385501
2010 0.55283224400871
2011 0.57769145394007
2012 0.62267343485618
2013 0.67623873873874
2014 0.72477578475336
2015 0.75486381322957

Compare Scranton High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,290.0% 12.9:1
 
1,398.6% 14.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 75.5%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,799 12.9:1  
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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