Hempfield Area Senior High School

4345 Route 136,

Greensburg, PA, 15601-9315

Tel: (724)834-9000
Grades: 9-12

1,939 students

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
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 116 teachers
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
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
n/a
8%
Black
1%
16%
White
96%
71%
Unknown
2%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity ScoreThe 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
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,081 students has grown by 0% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 93% has increased from 0% over five years.
School District Name Hempfield Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed 6,081
1,559
Graduation Rate 93
88%
District Total Revenue $84 MM
n/a
District Spending $76 MM
n/a
District Revenue / Student $13,126
$0
District Spending / Student $11,855
$0
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (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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