Tamaqua Area Shs



Tamaqua Area Shs Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Tamaqua Area Shs Students by Grade
PK 0
K 1
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 195
10 152
11 155
12 159

Tamaqua Area Shs is a public high school of the Tamaqua Area School District located in Tamaqua, PA. It has 662 students in grades 9th through 12th. Tamaqua Area Shs is the 383rd largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 8,550th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.8 to 1.

Total Students: 662
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 44.7

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Tamaqua Area Shs Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 353
(53%)
353
(53%)
 Female 309
(47%)
309
(47%)

Tamaqua Area Shs Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 635
(96%)
635
(96%)
 Hispanic 18
(3%)
18
(3%)
 Black 5
(1%)
5
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Tamaqua Area Shs Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 467
(71%)
467
(71%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 172
(26%)
172
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 23
(3%)
23
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Tamaqua Area Shs is ranked 407th out of 0 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Tamaqua Area Shs students on free and reduced lunch assistance (29.5%) is slightly 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.

Tamaqua Area Shs Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 706
2006 735
2007 665
2008 669
2009 660
2010 659
2011 670
2012 662

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.4
2006 15.2
2007 17.5
2008 17.9
2009 18.8
2010 17.9
2011 14.9
2012 14.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.21246458923513
2006 0.20680272108844
2007 0.1984962406015
2008 0.22272047832586
2009 0.23939393939394
2010 0.28072837632777
2011 0.25223880597015
2012 0.29456193353474

Compare Tamaqua Area Shs to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,399.9% 14.0:1
 
1,480.0% 14.8:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 29.5%
 
State Average 37.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Public 09 - 12 662 14.8:1  
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