State College Area High School



State College Area High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

State College Area High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 5
8 13
9 552
10 571
11 608
12 619

State College Area High School is a public high school of the State College Area School District located in State College, PA. It has 2,368 students in grades 8th through 12th. State College Area High School is the 20th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 754th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.5 to 1.

Total Students: 2,368
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 189.54

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State College Area High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,201
(51%)
1,201
(51%)
 Female 1,167
(49%)
1,167
(49%)

State College Area High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 2,034
(86%)
2,034
(86%)
 Asian 129
(5%)
129
(5%)
 Black 71
(3%)
71
(3%)
 Hispanic 64
(3%)
64
(3%)
 Two or More 61
(3%)
61
(3%)
 American Indian 5
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
4
(0%)

State College Area High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,980
(84%)
1,980
(84%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 335
(14%)
335
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 53
(2%)
53
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

State College Area High School is ranked 159th out of 0 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of State College Area High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (16.4%) is lower than the state average of 37.7%. 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.

State College Area High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2710
2006 2685
2007 2635
2008 2516
2009 2509
2010 2459
2011 2387
2012 2368

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.7
2006 13.5
2007 13.3
2008 12.5
2009 12.3
2010 12.1
2011 12.5
2012 12.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.12287822878229
2006 0.10800744878957
2007 0.10853889943074
2008 0.12360890302067
2009 0.13072937425269
2010 0.11549410329402
2011 0.098449937159615
2012 0.16385135135135

Compare State College Area High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,250.0% 12.5:1
 
1,399.9% 14.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 16.4%
 
State Average 37.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Public 08 - 12 2,368 12.5:1  
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