South Fayette Township High School

South Fayette Township High School serves 727 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the state average of 30%.
South Fayette Township High School operates within the South Fayette Township School District.
The school district's 94% graduation rate is higher than the PA state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 727 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 61% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 727 students
South Fayette Township High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
South Fayette Township High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade South Fayette Township High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.21 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
South Fayette Township High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1% n/a
Asian
5%
3%
South Fayette Township High School Asian (1988-2013)
Black
4%
16%
South Fayette Township High School Black (1988-2013)
White
89%
70%
South Fayette Township High School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups South Fayette Township High School Sch Ethnicity South Fayette Township 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.
0.21 0.24
South Fayette Township 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.
8%
36%
South Fayette Township 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.
1%
5%
South Fayette Township High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,269 students has grown by 43% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 94% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name South Fayette Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 3,269 1,528
South Fayette Township   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 94% 88%
South Fayette Township   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $32 MM $21 MM
District Spending $28 MM $20 MM
District Revenue / Student $13,841 $12,476
South Fayette Township   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,118 $11,944
South Fayette Township   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 Chartiers Valley High School (3.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is South Fayette Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South Fayette Township Elementary School (0 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Mc DonaldHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award South Fayette Township Elementary School
    3620 Old Oakdale Rd
    Mc DonaldPA 15057
    (412)221-4542
    0 mi | 1164 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • Mc DonaldSouth Fayette Middle School
    3700 Old Oakdale Rd
    Mc DonaldPA 15057
    (412)221-4542
    0 mi | 804 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • OakdaleMckee Elementary School
    1501 Oakdale Rd
    OakdalePA 15071
    (724)693-8451
    2.6 mi | 484 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • BridgevilleChartiers Valley High School
    50 Thoms Run Rd
    BridgevillePA 15017
    (412)429-2273
    3.2 mi | 1120 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • BridgevilleChartiers Valley Middle School
    50 Thoms Run Rd
    BridgevillePA 15017
    (412)429-2223
    3.2 mi | 774 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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