Greater Johnstown Senior High School

222 Central Ave

Johnstown, PA 15902-2405

Grades: 9-12

849 students

Greater Johnstown Senior High School serves 849 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 30%.
Greater Johnstown Senior High School operates within the Greater Johnstown School District.
The school district's 82% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 849 students has declined by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 849 students
Greater Johnstown Senior High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 70 teachers
Greater Johnstown Senior High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Greater Johnstown Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 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 12:1 15:1
Greater Johnstown Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
2%
9%
Greater Johnstown Senior High School Black Students (1990-2013)
Black
29%
16%
Greater Johnstown Senior High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
63%
70%
Greater Johnstown Senior High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
6%
2%
Greater Johnstown Senior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Greater Johnstown Senior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.52 0.24
Greater Johnstown Senior 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.
66%
36%
Greater Johnstown Senior 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%
Greater Johnstown Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,118 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 82% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $13,215 is higher than the state average of $12,476. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,229 is higher than the state average of $11,944. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name Greater Johnstown School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 3,118 1,528
Greater Johnstown   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 82% 88%
Greater Johnstown   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $42 MM $21 MM
Greater Johnstown   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $39 MM $20 MM
Greater Johnstown   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,215 $12,476
Greater Johnstown   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,229 $11,944
Greater Johnstown   School District 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 Ferndale Area Junior Senior High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Westmont Hilltop Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is East Side Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • JohnstownEast Side Elementary School
    220 Messenger St
    JohnstownPA 15902
    (814)533-5551
    0.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 762 students                      
  • JohnstownFerndale Area Junior Senior High School
    600 Harlan Ave
    JohnstownPA 15905
    (814)288-5757
    1.1 mi | Gr. 7-12 | 338 students                      
  • JohnstownFerndale Elementary School
    100 Dartmouth Ave
    JohnstownPA 15905
    (814)535-6724
    1.5 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 412 students                      
  • JohnstownWestmont Hilltop Elementary School
    675 Goucher St
    JohnstownPA 15905
    (814)255-8707
    1.7 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 582 students                      
  • JohnstownWestmont Hilltop Middle School
    827 Diamond Blvd
    JohnstownPA 15905
    (814)255-8704
    1.8 mi | Gr. 5-8 | 484 students                      

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