Hickory High School

Hickory High School serves 668 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Hickory High School operates within the Hermitage School District.
The school district's 91% graduation rate is higher than the PA state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 668 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 668 students
Hickory High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Hickory High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Hickory High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 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 15:1 15:1
Hickory High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
Hickory High School Asian (1988-2013)
Hispanic
2%
9%
Hickory High School Hispanic (1991-2013)
Black
9%
16%
Hickory High School Black (1988-2013)
White
88%
70%
Hickory High School White (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Hickory High School Ethnicity Breakdown Public School Average 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
Hickory High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
21%
36%
Hickory 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.
5%
5%
Hickory High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,098 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 91% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Hermitage School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 2,098 1,528
Hermitage   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 91% 88%
Hermitage   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $28 MM $21 MM
Hermitage   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $25 MM $20 MM
Hermitage   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,968 $12,476
Hermitage   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,727 $11,944
Hermitage   School 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 Hermitage Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hermitage Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hermitage Middle School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • HermitageHermitage Middle School
    640 North Hermitage Rd
    HermitagePA 16148
    (724)981-8750
    0 mi | 168 students | Gr. 8                      
  • HermitageDelahunty Middle School
    419 North Hermitage Rd
    HermitagePA 16148
    (724)981-8750
    0.1 mi | 306 students | Gr. 6-7                      
  • HermitageKaren A. Ionta Elementary School
    375 North Hermitage Rd
    HermitagePA 16148
    (724)981-8750
    0.1 mi | 311 students | Gr. 4-5                      
  • HermitageArtman Elementary School
    343 North Hermitage Rd
    HermitagePA 16148
    (724)981-8750
    0.1 mi | 645 students | Gr. KG-3                      
  • SharpsvilleSharpsville Area Middle School
    303 Blue Devil Way
    SharpsvillePA 16150
    (724)962-7863
    1.7 mi | 322 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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