Palisades High School

35 Church Hill Rd

Kintnersville, PA 18930-9685

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

637 students

Palisades High School serves 637 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 30%.
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 637 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has grown by 19% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 637 students
Palisades High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
Palisades High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Palisades High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 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 11:1 15:1
Palisades High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
2%
9%
Palisades High School Hispanic (1990-2013)
White
96%
70%
Palisades High School White (1988-2013)
Hawaiian
1%
1%
Palisades High School Hawaiian (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups Palisades 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.
0.08 0.24
Palisades 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.
10%
36%
Palisades 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.
3%
5%
Palisades High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,756 students has decreased by 12% 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 1,756 1,528
Palisades   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
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: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Upper Bucks County Technical 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
  • KintnersvilleDurham-nockamixon Elementary School
    41 Thomas Free Dr
    KintnersvillePA 18930
    (610)847-5131
    0.2 mi | 223 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • KintnersvillePalisades Middle School
    4710 Durham Rd
    KintnersvillePA 18930
    (610)847-5131
    0.3 mi | 437 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • QuakertownSpringfield Elementary School
    1950 Route 212
    QuakertownPA 18951
    (610)847-5131
    5 mi | 239 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • PerkasieUpper Bucks County Technical School
    Vocational School
    3115 Ridge Rd
    PerkasiePA 18944
    (215)795-2911
    Vocational School

    6.4 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • PipersvilleTinicum Elementary School
    162 East Dark Hollow Rd
    PipersvillePA 18947
    (610)847-5131
    6.5 mi | 220 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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