Hazleton Area High School

1601 West 23rd St

Hazleton, PA 18201-1646

Grades: 9-12

3,219 students

Hazleton Area High School serves 3,219 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 30%.
Hazleton Area High School operates within the Hazleton Area School District.
The school district's 86% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 3219 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 188 teachers has grown by 33% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 3,219 students
Hazleton Area High School Total Students (1993-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 188 teachers
Hazleton Area High School Total Teachers (1993-2013)
Students by Grade Hazleton Area High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 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 17:1 15:1
Hazleton Area High School Student Teacher Ratio (1993-2013)
Hispanic
40%
9%
Hazleton Area High School Black Students (1993-2013)
Black
2%
16%
Hazleton Area High School Black Students (1998-2013)
White
58%
70%
Hazleton Area High School White Students (1993-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Hazleton Area 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.
0.51 0.24
Hazleton Area High School Diversity Score (1993-2013)
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.
52%
36%
Hazleton Area High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2013)
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%
Hazleton Area High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 11,708 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 86% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,380 is less than the state average of $12,476. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,896 is less than the state average of $11,944. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Hazleton Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed 11,708 1,528
Hazleton Area   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 86% 88%
Hazleton Area   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $107 MM $21 MM
Hazleton Area   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $102 MM $20 MM
Hazleton Area   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,380 $12,476
Hazleton Area   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,896 $11,944
Hazleton 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 Hazleton Area Career Center (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Weatherly Area Middle School (9.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Hazleton El/ms Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HazletonHazleton Area Career Center
    Vocational School
    1451 West 23rd St
    HazletonPA 18202
    (570)459-3221
    Vocational School

    0.1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | n/a students                      
  • HazletonWest Hazleton El/ms Elementary School
    325 North St
    HazletonPA 18201
    (570)459-3111
    0.8 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 1043 students                      
  • HazletonHazleton El/ms Elementary School
    700 North Wyoming St
    HazletonPA 18201
    (570)459-3111
    1.2 mi | Gr. 3-8 | 997 students                      
  • HazletonArthur Street Elementary School
    424 East 9th St
    HazletonPA 18201
    (570)459-3111
    1.6 mi | Gr. KG-2 | 461 students                      
  • HazletonHeights Terrace El/ms Elementary School
    275 Mill St
    HazletonPA 18201
    (570)459-3111
    2.3 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 1114 students                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended December 02, 2007 - Academic programs fail to adequately challenge students. Extracurricular activities such as sports if your child attended high school as a freshman onward, but if your child transfers in anytime after their freshman year they are unofficially locked out of making one of the sports teams. facilities are overcrowded and at capacity. Staff is rude and disrespectful. Parental involvement although officially encouraged is a farce because school administrators do as they please not necessarily what parents desire. I cannot recommend the Hazleton Senior High School to anyone. The place needs to be reorganized to include the senior leadership. - Posted by Parent

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