New Castle Senior High School

300 East Lincoln Ave

New Castle, PA 16101-2530

Tel: (724)656-4700
Grades 9-12
785 students
New Castle Senior High School serves 785 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 31%.
New Castle Senior High School operates within the New Castle Area School District.
The school district's 68% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

The student population of 785 students has declined by 49% over five years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has declined by 43% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 785 students
New Castle Senior High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % New Castle Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 57 teachers
New Castle Senior High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade New Castle Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 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 14:1 15:1
New Castle Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
2%
9%
New Castle Senior High School Black Students (1998-2014)
Black
26%
15%
New Castle Senior High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
66%
69%
New Castle Senior High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
6%
3%
New Castle Senior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups New Castle Senior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.50 0.24
New Castle Senior High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
57%
38%
New Castle 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.
4%
5%
New Castle Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,177 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,495 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has grown by 28% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,170 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name New Castle Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
3
Number of Students Managed 3,177 1,514
New Castle Area   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 68% 89%
New Castle Area   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $49 MM $21 MM
New Castle Area   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $44 MM $20 MM
New Castle Area   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $14,495 $12,967
New Castle Area   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $13,170 $12,300
New Castle Area   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 Lawrence County Ctc High School (2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is New Castle Junior High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is John F Kennedy School (0.3 miles away)
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    New CastlePA 16101
    (724)656-4738
    0.31-3266
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    New CastlePA 16101
    (724)656-4735
    0.8KG294
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    New CastlePA 16105
    (724)656-4729
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    New CastlePA 16101
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