Shaler Area High School

Shaler Area High School serves 1,557 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Shaler Area High School operates within the Shaler Area School District.
The school district's 92% graduation rate is higher than the PA state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 1557 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 120 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,557 students
Shaler Area High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 120 teachers
Shaler Area High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Shaler Area High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 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 13:1 15:1
Shaler Area High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
Shaler Area High School Asian (1988-2013)
Black
2%
16%
Shaler Area High School Black (1991-2013)
White
97%
70%
Shaler Area High School White (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Shaler Area High School Sch Ethnicity Shaler Area 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 0.24
Shaler 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.
21%
36%
Shaler 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.
6%
5%
Shaler Area High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,582 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 92% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Shaler Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
3
Number of Students Managed 5,582 1,528
Shaler Area   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 92% 88%
Shaler Area   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $69 MM $21 MM
District Spending $77 MM $20 MM
District Revenue / Student $13,528 $12,476
Shaler Area   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,280 $11,944
Shaler Area   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 Pittsburgh Perry High School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Shaler Area Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Marzolf Primary School (0.3 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • PittsburghMarzolf Primary School
    101 Marzolf Rd Ext
    PittsburghPA 15209
    (412)492-1200
    0.3 mi | 379 students | Gr. KG-3                      
  • GlenshawJeffery Primary School
    201 Wetzel Rd
    GlenshawPA 15116
    (412)492-1200
    0.6 mi | 209 students | Gr. KG-3                      
  • GlenshawShaler Area Middle School
    1810 Mt Royal Blvd
    GlenshawPA 15116
    (412)492-1200
    1 mi | 736 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • PittsburghRoss Elementary School
    90 Houston Rd
    PittsburghPA 15237
    (412)318-1542
    1.8 mi | 563 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • GlenshawRogers Primary School
    705 Scott Ave
    GlenshawPA 15116
    (412)492-1200
    1.8 mi | 205 students | Gr. KG-3                      

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