Girard High School

Girard High School serves 614 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Girard High School operates within the Girard School District.
The school district's 91% graduation rate is higher than the PA state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 614 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 614 students
Girard High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Girard High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Girard High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 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 16:1 14:1
Girard High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Girard High School Asian (1995-1998)
Hispanic
n/a
8%
Girard High School Hispanic (1997-2012)
Black
n/a
16%
Girard High School Black (1992-2012)
White
96%
71%
Girard High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Girard High School Sch Ethnicity Girard 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.
0.08 0.23
Girard High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
34%
34%
Girard High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2012)
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.
8%
6%
Girard High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,922 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 91% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Girard School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,922 1,682
Girard   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 91% 88%
Girard   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $22 MM $21 MM
Girard   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $21 MM $20 MM
Girard   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,699 $12,476
Girard   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,125 $11,944
Girard   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Fairview High School (4.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rice Avenue Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Elk Valley Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • GirardRice Avenue Middle School
    1100 Rice Ave
    GirardPA 16417
    (814)774-5604
    0.3 mi | 602 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • Lake CityElk Valley Elementary School
    2556 Maple Ave
    Lake CityPA 16423
    (814)774-5602
    0.6 mi | 706 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • FairviewFairview Middle School
    4967 Avonia Rd
    FairviewPA 16415
    (814)474-2600
    4.5 mi | 471 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • FairviewFairview Elementary School
    5145 Avonia Rd
    FairviewPA 16415
    (814)474-2600
    4.5 mi | 559 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • East SpringfieldSpringfield Elementary School
    11911 Bond St
    East SpringfieldPA 16411
    (814)756-9400
    4.6 mi | 260 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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Erie 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 0.24, which is higher than the Pennsylvania average of 0.23. The most diverse school district in Erie County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.