Rochester Area High School

Rochester Area High School serves 364 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Rochester Area High School operates within the Rochester Area School District.
The school district's 87% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 364 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 47% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 364 students
Rochester Area High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Rochester Area High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Rochester Area High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is more 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
Rochester Area High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Black
22%
16%
Rochester Area High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
78%
70%
Rochester Area High School White Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Rochester Area High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups 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.
0.35 0.24
Rochester Area 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.
47%
36%
Rochester Area 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.
9%
5%
Rochester Area High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,058 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 87% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $16,456 is higher than the state average of $12,476. The district revenue/student has grown by 43% over four years.
The district spending/student of $15,536 is higher than the state average of $11,944. The district spending/student has grown by 39% over four years.
School District Name Rochester Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 1,058 1,528
Rochester Area   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 87% 88%
Rochester Area   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $14 MM $21 MM
Rochester Area   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $14 MM $20 MM
Rochester Area   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,456 $12,476
Rochester Area   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,536 $11,944
Rochester Area   School District 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 New Brighton Area High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ambridge Area Junior High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rochester Area Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • RochesterRochester Area Elementary School
    540 Reno St
    RochesterPA 15074
    (724)775-7500
    0 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 446 students                      
  • FreedomEconomy Elementary School
    1000 First St
    FreedomPA 15042
    (724)266-2833
    1.4 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 639 students                      
  • FreedomAmbridge Area Junior High School
    401 First St
    FreedomPA 15042
    (724)266-2833
    1.4 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 389 students                      
  • BeaverCollege Square Elementary School
    375 College Ave
    BeaverPA 15009
    (724)774-1168
    1.6 mi | Gr. KG-2 | 430 students                      
  • MonacaCentral Valley Middle School
    1500 Allen Ave
    MonacaPA 15061
    (724)775-8200
    1.8 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 527 students                      

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