Hanover Area Junior Senior High School

Hanover Area Junior Senior High School serves 932 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 30%.
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 932 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 932 students
Hanover Area Junior Senior High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Hanover Area Junior Senior High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Hanover Area Junior Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 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 17:1 15:1
Hanover Area Junior Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
6%
9%
Hanover Area Junior Senior High School Black Students (2001-2013)
Black
6%
16%
Hanover Area Junior Senior High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
88%
70%
Hanover Area Junior Senior High School White Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Hanover Area Junior 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.
0.22 0.24
Hanover Area Junior Senior High School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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.
43%
36%
Hanover Area Junior 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.
7%
5%
Hanover Area Junior Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,477 students has grown by 19% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 91% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,774 is less than the state average of $12,476. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,965 is higher than the state average of $11,944. The district spending/student has grown by 26% over four years.
School District Name Hanover Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 2,477 1,528
Hanover Area   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 91% 88%
Hanover Area   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $24 MM $21 MM
Hanover Area   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $26 MM $20 MM
Hanover Area   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,774 $12,476
Hanover Area   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,965 $11,944
Hanover Area   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 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 Grades Students
  • Wilkes BarreHanover Green Elementary School
    561 Main Rd
    Wilkes BarrePA 18706
    (570)824-3941
    0.2 mi | Gr. KG-1 | 314 students                      
  • Wilkes BarreHanover Area Memorial Elementary School
    80 West Saint Marys Rd
    Wilkes BarrePA 18706
    (570)822-5102
    1.3 mi | Gr. 4-6 | 460 students                      
  • PlymouthMain El Center
    165 West Main St
    PlymouthPA 18651
    (570)779-9529
    1.6 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 364 students                      
  • PlymouthWyoming Valley West Senior High School
    150 Wadham St
    PlymouthPA 18651
    (570)779-5361
    1.6 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1315 students                      
  • Wilkes BarreLee Park Elementary School
    99 Lee Park Ave
    Wilkes BarrePA 18706
    (570)824-4741
    1.7 mi | Gr. 2-3 | 336 students                      

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