Berwick Area High School

1100 Fowler Ave

Berwick, PA 18603-2300

Tel: (570)759-6400
Grades 9-12
813 students
Berwick Area High School serves 813 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 31%.
Berwick Area High School operates within the Berwick Area School District.
Berwick Area School District's 81% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

The student population of 813 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has declined by 19% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 813 students
Berwick Area High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Berwick Area High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 61 teachers
Berwick Area High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Berwick Area High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
Berwick Area High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
6%
9%
Berwick Area High School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
3%
15%
Berwick Area High School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
91%
69%
Berwick Area High School White Students (1990-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.17 0.24
Berwick Area High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
30%
38%
Berwick Area High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
5%
Berwick Area High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Berwick Area School District's student population of 2,972 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The revenue/student of $14,346 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $12,700 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Berwick Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 2,972 1,488
Berwick Area   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 81% 89%
Berwick Area   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2014)
District Total Revenue $44 MM $21 MM
Berwick Area   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $39 MM $20 MM
Berwick Area   School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $14,346 $12,967
Berwick Area   School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $12,700 $12,300
Berwick Area   School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Columbia-montour Avts High School (7.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Berwick Area Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Salem Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BerwickSalem Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 468 students
    0.2 miles
    810 East Tenth St
    BerwickPA 18603
    (570)759-6400
    0.2KG-5468
  • BerwickBerwick Area Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 663 students
    0.3 miles
    1100 Evergreen Dr
    BerwickPA 18603
    (570)759-6400
    0.36-8663
  • BerwickFourteenth Street Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 249 students
    0.6 miles
    1401 North Market St
    BerwickPA 18603
    (570)759-6430
    0.6PK-5249
  • NescopeckNescopeck Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 283 students
    1.3 miles
    315 Dewey St
    NescopeckPA 18635
    (570)759-6426
    1.3KG-5283
  • BerwickOrange Street Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 493 students
    1.3 miles
    845 Orange St
    BerwickPA 18603
    (570)759-6422
    1.3KG-5493

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