Palisades High School

Palisades High School serves 617 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 31%.
Palisades High School operates within the Palisades School District.
Palisades School District's 91% graduation rate is higher than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

The student population of 617 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 617 students
Palisades High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Palisades High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
Palisades High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Palisades High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
Palisades High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
3%
9%
Palisades High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
2%
15%
Palisades High School Black Students (1993-2014)
White
95%
69%
Palisades 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.
0.10 0.50
Palisades 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.
14%
38%
Palisades 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.
2%
5%
Palisades High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Palisades School District's student population of 1,751 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 91% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The revenue/student of $19,850 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District Name Palisades School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 1,751 1,488
Palisades   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 91% 89%
Palisades   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2014)
District Total Revenue $38 MM n/a
Palisades   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $39 MM n/a
Palisades   School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $19,850 n/a
Palisades   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $20,468 n/a
Palisades   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 Upper Bucks County Technical School (6.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Palisades Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Durham-nockamixon Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • KintnersvilleDurham-nockamixon Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 247 students
    0.2 miles
    41 Thomas Free Dr
    KintnersvillePA 18930
    (610)847-5131
    0.2KG-5247
  • KintnersvillePalisades Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 449 students
    0.3 miles
    4710 Durham Rd
    KintnersvillePA 18930
    (610)847-5131
    0.36-8449
  • QuakertownSpringfield Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 224 students
    5 miles
    1950 Route 212
    QuakertownPA 18951
    (610)847-5131
    5KG-5224
  • PerkasieUpper Bucks County Technical SchoolVocational School
    Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12
    6.4 miles
    3115 Ridge Rd
    PerkasiePA 18944
    (215)795-2911
    6.49-12n/a
  • PipersvilleTinicum Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 214 students
    6.5 miles
    162 East Dark Hollow Rd
    PipersvillePA 18947
    (610)847-5131
    6.5KG-5214

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