Palisades High School

35 Church Hill Rd

Kintnersville, PA 18930-9685

Tel: (610)847-5131
Grades: 9-12

667 students

Palisades High School serves 667 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Palisades High School operates within the Palisades School District.
The school district's 92% graduation rate is higher than the PA state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 667 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 667 students
Palisades High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
Palisades High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Palisades High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Palisades High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Palisades High School Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
n/a
8%
Palisades High School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
n/a
16%
Palisades High School Black (1992-2012)
White
97%
71%
Palisades High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Palisades High School Sch Ethnicity Palisades High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.06 0.23
Palisades 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.
8%
34%
Palisades 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%
Palisades High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,805 students has decreased by 9% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 92% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Palisades School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 1,805 1,682
Palisades   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 92% 88%
Palisades   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $37 MM $21 MM
Palisades   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $34 MM $20 MM
Palisades   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $18,254 $12,476
Palisades   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,989 $11,944
Palisades   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 Upper Bucks County Avts High School (6.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Palisades Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Durham-nockamixon Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Kintnersville Durham-nockamixon Elementary School
    41 Thomas Free Dr
    Kintnersville , PA 18930
    (610)847-5131
    0.2  mi  |  238  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Kintnersville Palisades Middle School
    4710 Durham Rd
    Kintnersville , PA 18930
    (610)847-5131
    0.3  mi  |  413  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Quakertown Springfield Elementary School
    1950 Route 212
    Quakertown , PA 18951
    (610)847-5131
    5  mi  |  248  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Perkasie Upper Bucks County Avts High School
    Vocational School
    3115 Ridge Rd
    Perkasie , PA 18944
    (215)795-2911
    Vocational School
    6.4  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Pipersville Tinicum Elementary School
    162 East Dark Hollow Rd
    Pipersville , PA 18947
    (610)847-5131
    6.5  mi  |  239  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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Bucks County, PA public schools have a 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. of 0.27, which is higher than the Pennsylvania average of 0.23. The most diverse school district in Bucks County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.