Rochester High School

Rochester High School serves 237 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower 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%.
Rochester High School operates within the Rochester Area School District.
Rochester Area School District's 82% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

The student population of 237 students has declined by 43% over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 36% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 237 students
Rochester High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Rochester High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Rochester High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Rochester High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 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 9:1 15:1
Rochester 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.
0.30 0.24
Rochester 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.
43%
38%
Rochester 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%
Rochester High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Rochester Area School District's student population of 770 students has decreased by 12% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 82% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The revenue/student of $15,741 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $15,471 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has declined by 32% over four years.
School District Name Rochester Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 770 1,514
Rochester Area   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 82% 89%
Rochester Area   School District Graduation Rate (1995-2010)
District Total Revenue $15 MM $21 MM
Rochester Area   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $14 MM $20 MM
Rochester Area   School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $15,741 $12,967
Rochester Area   School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $15,471 $12,300
Rochester Area   School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
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 New Brighton Area High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rochester Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rochester Area Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • RochesterRochester Area Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 362 students
    0 miles
    540 Reno St
    RochesterPA 15074
    (724)775-7500
    0KG-5362
  • RochesterRochester Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 171 students
    0.1 miles
    540 Reno St
    RochesterPA 15074
    (724)775-7500
    0.16-8171
  • FreedomAmbridge Area Junior High School
    Grades: 7-8 | 396 students
    1.4 miles
    401 First St
    FreedomPA 15042
    (724)266-2833
    1.47-8396
  • FreedomEconomy Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 596 students
    1.4 miles
    1000 First St
    FreedomPA 15042
    (724)266-2833
    1.4KG-6596
  • BeaverCollege Square Elementary School
    Grades: KG-2 | 428 students
    1.6 miles
    375 College Ave
    BeaverPA 15009
    (724)774-1168
    1.6KG-2428

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