Hanover Area Junior Senior High School

Hanover Area Junior Senior High School serves 933 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Hanover Area Junior Senior High School operates within the Hanover Area School District.
The school district's 91% graduation rate is higher than the PA state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 933 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 933 students
Hanover Area Junior Senior High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 57 teachers
Hanover Area Junior Senior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Hanover Area Junior Senior 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 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
Hanover Area Junior Senior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hanover Area Junior Senior High School Asian (2006-2012)
Hispanic
4%
8%
Hanover Area Junior Senior High School Hispanic (2001-2012)
Black
5%
16%
Hanover Area Junior Senior High School Black (1989-2012)
White
88%
71%
Hanover Area Junior Senior High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Hanover Area Junior Senior High School Sch Ethnicity Hanover Area Junior Senior 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.
0.22 0.47
Hanover Area Junior Senior High School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
37%
34%
Hanover Area Junior Senior 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.
11%
6%
Hanover Area Junior Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,453 students has grown by 20% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Hanover Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 2,453 1,559
Hanover Area   School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 91% 88%
Hanover Area   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $24 MM $21 MM
Hanover Area   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $26 MM $20 MM
Hanover Area   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,774 $12,476
Hanover Area   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,965 $11,944
Hanover Area   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 Wyoming Valley West Senior High School (1.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Hanover Area Memorial Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hanover Green Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Hanover Township Hanover Green Elementary School
    561 Main Rd
    Hanover Township , PA , 18706
    (570)824-3941
    0.2  mi  |  314  students  |  Gr.  KG-1
  • Hanover Township Hanover Area Memorial Elementary School
    80 West Saint Marys Rd
    Hanover Township , PA , 18706
    (570)822-5102
    1.3  mi  |  432  students  |  Gr.  4-6
  • Plymouth Main El Center
    165 West Main St
    Plymouth , PA , 18651
    (570)779-9529
    1.6  mi  |  364  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Plymouth Wyoming Valley West Senior High School
    150 Wadham St
    Plymouth , PA , 18651
    (570)779-5361
    1.6  mi  |  1329  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Hanover Township Lee Park Elementary School
    99 Lee Park Ave
    Hanover Township , PA , 18706
    (570)824-4741
    1.7  mi  |  339  students  |  Gr.  2-3

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