Hanover Area Junior Senior High School

Hanover Area Junior Senior High School serves 926 students in grades 7 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 31%.
Hanover Area Junior Senior High School operates within the Hanover Area School District.
Hanover Area School District's 87% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

The student population of 926 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 926 students
Hanover Area Junior Senior High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Hanover Area Junior Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Hanover Area Junior Senior High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Hanover Area Junior Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 is more 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 17:1 15:1
Hanover Area Junior Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Hanover Area Junior Senior High School Asian Students (2006-2013)
Hispanic
9%
9%
Hanover Area Junior Senior High School Black Students (2002-2014)
Black
6%
15%
Hanover Area Junior Senior High School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
84%
69%
Hanover Area Junior Senior 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.
0.29 0.24
Hanover Area Junior Senior 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.
47%
38%
Hanover Area Junior Senior 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%
Hanover Area Junior Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Hanover Area School District's student population of 2,047 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 87% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The revenue/student of $13,364 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $12,830 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name Hanover Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 2,047 1,514
Hanover Area   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 87% 89%
Hanover Area   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2014)
District Total Revenue $27 MM $21 MM
Hanover Area   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $26 MM $20 MM
Hanover Area   School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,364 $12,967
Hanover Area   School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,830 $12,300
Hanover Area   School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
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 Wyoming Valley West Senior High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hanover Area Memorial Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hanover Green Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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