Plum Senior High School

Plum Senior High School serves 1,322 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 31%.
Plum Senior High School operates within the Plum Borough School District.
Plum Borough School District's 99% graduation rate is higher than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

The student population of 1322 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 78 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,322 students
Plum Senior High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Plum Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 78 teachers
Plum Senior High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Plum 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 0.10 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 17:1 15:1
Plum Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
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
Plum 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.
16%
38%
Plum 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%
Plum Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Plum Borough School District's student population of 3,975 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 99% has decreased from 100% over five years.
The revenue/student of $13,036 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District Name Plum Borough School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 3,975 1,488
Plum Borough   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 99% 89%
Plum Borough   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2014)
District Total Revenue $54 MM n/a
Plum Borough   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $55 MM n/a
Plum Borough   School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $13,036 n/a
Plum Borough   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $13,295 n/a
Plum Borough   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 Springdale Junior Senior High School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Colfax Upper Elementary School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Center Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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