Brownsville Area High School

Tel: (724)785-8200
Grades: 9-12

573 students

Brownsville Area High School serves 573 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Brownsville Area High School operates within the Brownsville Area School District.
The school district's 84% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 573 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 573 students
Brownsville Area High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Brownsville Area High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Brownsville Area High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.21 is less 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 15:1 15:1
Brownsville Area High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Black
12%
16%
Brownsville Area High School Black (1988-2013)
White
88%
70%
Brownsville Area High School White (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Brownsville Area High School Sch Ethnicity Brownsville 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.
0.21 0.24
Brownsville Area High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
49%
36%
Brownsville Area High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2013)
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%
Brownsville Area High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,203 students has grown by 16% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Brownsville Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 2,203 1,528
Brownsville Area   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 84% 88%
Brownsville Area   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $24 MM $21 MM
District Spending $24 MM $20 MM
District Revenue / Student $12,551 $12,476
Brownsville Area   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,749 $11,944
Brownsville 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 California Area Senior High School (3.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Brownsville Area Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cox-donahey Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • BrownsvilleBrownsville Area Middle School
    Two Falcon Dr
    BrownsvillePA 15417
    (724)785-2155
    0.1 mi | 398 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • BrownsvilleCox-donahey Elementary School
    112 Thornton Rd
    BrownsvillePA 15417
    (724)785-9600
    1.3 mi | 372 students | Gr. KG-2                      
  • Coal CenterCalifornia Area Intermediate Middle School
    40 Trojan Way
    Coal CenterPA 15423
    (724)785-5800
    3.1 mi | 130 students | Gr. 5-6                      
  • Coal CenterCalifornia Area Senior High School
    11 Trojan Way
    Coal CenterPA 15423
    (724)785-5800
    3.2 mi | 292 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Coal CenterCalifornia Area Elementary School
    40 Trojan Way
    Coal CenterPA 15423
    (724)785-5800
    3.3 mi | 342 students | Gr. KG-4                      

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