Quakertown Community Senior High School

Quakertown Community Senior High School serves 1,175 students in grades 10-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Quakertown Community Senior High School operates within the Quakertown Community School District.
The school district's 89% graduation rate is higher than the PA state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 1175 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 10-12
Total Students 1,175 students
Quakertown Community Senior High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 76 teachers
Quakertown Community Senior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Quakertown Community Senior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 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 15:1 14:1
Quakertown Community Senior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
Quakertown Community Senior High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
4%
8%
Quakertown Community Senior High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
16%
Quakertown Community Senior High School Black (1990-2012)
White
90%
71%
Quakertown Community Senior High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Quakertown Community Senior High School Sch Ethnicity Quakertown Community Senior 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.
0.19 0.47
Quakertown Community 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.
14%
34%
Quakertown Community 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.
6%
6%
Quakertown Community Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,358 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 89% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Quakertown Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
3
Number of Students Managed 5,358 1,559
Graduation Rate 89% 88%
Quakertown Community   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $83 MM $21 MM
Quakertown Community   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $90 MM $20 MM
District Revenue / Student $15,242 $12,476
Quakertown Community   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,466 $11,944
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 Quakertown Community Freshmen Center (0.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Quakertown Community Freshmen Center (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Quakertown Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Quakertown Quakertown Elementary School
    123 South 7th St
    Quakertown , PA , 18951
    (215)529-2410
    0.1  mi  |  294  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Quakertown Quakertown Community Freshmen Center
    349 South Ninth St
    Quakertown , PA , 18951
    (267)371-1200
    0.3  mi  |  399  students  |  Gr.  9
  • Quakertown Neidig Elementary School
    201 Penrose St
    Quakertown , PA , 18951
    (215)529-2360
    0.9  mi  |  418  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Quakertown Richland Elementary School
    500 Fairview Ave
    Quakertown , PA , 18951
    (215)529-2450
    0.9  mi  |  461  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Quakertown Strayer Middle School
    1200 Ronald Reagan Dr
    Quakertown , PA , 18951
    (215)529-2290
    1  mi  |  794  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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