Berwick Area High School

1100 Fowler Ave

Berwick, PA 18603-2300

Tel: (570)759-6400
Grades: 9-12

929 students

Berwick Area High School serves 929 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Berwick Area High School operates within the Berwick Area School District.
The school district's 77% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 929 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 73 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 929 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 73 teachers
Students by Grade Berwick Area High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Hispanic
4%
8%
Black
2%
16%
White
92%
71%
All Ethnic Groups Berwick Area High School Sch Ethnicity Berwick Area High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.15 0.23
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.
28%
34%
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%
6%
Berwick Area High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,150 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 77% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Berwick Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 3,150 1,682
Graduation Rate 77% 88%
Berwick Area   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $43 MM $21 MM
Berwick Area   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $37 MM $20 MM
Berwick Area   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,791 $12,476
Berwick Area   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,762 $11,944
Berwick Area   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Columbia-montour Avts High School (7.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Berwick Area Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Salem Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • BerwickSalem Elementary School
    810 East Tenth St
    BerwickPA 18603
    (570)759-6400
    0.2 mi | 463 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • BerwickBerwick Area Middle School
    1100 Evergreen Dr
    BerwickPA 18603
    (570)759-6400
    0.3 mi | 745 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • BerwickFourteenth Street Elementary School
    1401 North Market St
    BerwickPA 18603
    (570)759-6430
    0.6 mi | 225 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • NescopeckNescopeck Elementary School
    315 Dewey St
    NescopeckPA 18635
    (570)759-6426
    1.3 mi | 280 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • BerwickOrange Street Elementary School
    845 Orange St
    BerwickPA 18603
    (570)759-6422
    1.3 mi | 420 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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Columbia County, PA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.10, which is lower than the Pennsylvania average of 0.23. The most diverse school district in Columbia County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.