Hempfield Area Senior High School

Hempfield Area Senior High School serves 1,939 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Hempfield Area Senior High School operates within the Hempfield Area School District.
The school district's 93% graduation rate is higher than the PA state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 1939 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 116 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,939 students
Hempfield Area Senior High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 116 teachers
Hempfield Area Senior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Hempfield Area Senior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 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 17:1 14:1
Hempfield Area Senior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
Hempfield Area Senior High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
n/a
8%
Hempfield Area Senior High School Hispanic (2006-2009)
Black
1%
16%
Hempfield Area Senior High School Black (1988-2012)
White
96%
71%
Hempfield Area Senior High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
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 0.47
Hempfield Area Senior 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.
13%
34%
Hempfield Area 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.
3%
6%
Hempfield Area Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,285 students has grown by 1195% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Hempfield Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed 6,285 1,559
Hempfield Area   School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 93% 88%
Hempfield Area   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $84 MM $21 MM
Hempfield Area   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $76 MM $20 MM
Hempfield Area   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $173,157 $12,476
Hempfield Area   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $156,388 $11,944
Hempfield 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 Jeannette Senior High School (2.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Harrold Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fort Allen Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Greensburg Harrold Middle School
    1368 Middletown Rd
    Greensburg , PA , 15601
    (724)850-2301
    0.1  mi  |  435  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Greensburg Fort Allen Elementary School
    560 Baltzer Meyer Pk
    Greensburg , PA , 15601
    (724)850-2501
    0.5  mi  |  548  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Jeannette Jeannette Senior High School
    200 Florida Ave
    Jeannette , PA , 15644
    (724)523-5591
    2.4  mi  |  358  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Greensburg Amos K Hutchinson Elementary School
    810 Welty St
    Greensburg , PA , 15601
    (724)832-2885
    2.7  mi  |  670  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Jeannette Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Jeannette Mckee Middle School
    1000 Lowry Ave
    Jeannette , PA , 15644
    (724)527-1591
    2.7  mi  |  234  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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