Girard High School

Girard High School serves 594 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority American Indian and Black), which is less than the state average of 31%.
Girard High School operates within the Girard School District.
Girard School District's 90% graduation rate is higher than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

The student population of 594 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 594 students
Girard High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Girard High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Girard High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Girard High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 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 16:1 15:1
Girard High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Black
1%
15%
Girard High School Black Students (1992-2014)
White
96%
69%
Girard High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Girard High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.08 0.24
Girard 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.
36%
38%
Girard 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.
10%
5%
Girard High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Girard School District's student population of 1,816 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 90% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,100 in this district is less than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $11,117 is less than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Girard School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,816 1,514
Girard   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 90% 89%
Girard   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2014)
District Total Revenue $22 MM $21 MM
Girard   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $22 MM $20 MM
Girard   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,100 $12,967
Girard   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,117 $12,300
Girard   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 Fairview High School (4.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rice Avenue Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Elk Valley Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • GirardRice Avenue Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 546 students
    0.3 miles
    1100 Rice Ave
    GirardPA 16417
    (814)774-5604
    0.35-8546
  • Lake CityElk Valley Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 676 students
    0.6 miles
    2556 Maple Ave
    Lake CityPA 16423
    (814)774-5602
    0.6PK-4676
  • FairviewFairview Elementary School
    Grades: KG-4 | 574 students
    4.5 miles
    5145 Avonia Rd
    FairviewPA 16415
    (814)474-2600
    4.5KG-4574
  • FairviewFairview Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 504 students
    4.5 miles
    4967 Avonia Rd
    FairviewPA 16415
    (814)474-2600
    4.55-8504
  • East SpringfieldSpringfield Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 228 students
    4.6 miles
    11911 Bond St
    East SpringfieldPA 16411
    (814)756-9400
    4.6KG-5228

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