Shenango High School

2550 Ellwood Rd,

New Castle, PA, 16101-6202

Tel: (724)658-5537
Grades: 7-12

570 students

Shenango High School serves 570 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Shenango High School operates within the Shenango Area School District.
The school district's 86% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 570 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 570 students
Shenango High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Shenango High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Shenango 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 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Shenango High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Shenango High School Asian (1995-2004)
Hispanic
n/a
8%
Shenango High School Hispanic (1991-2012)
Black
n/a
16%
Shenango High School Black (1988-2012)
White
97%
71%
Shenango High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Shenango High School Sch Ethnicity Shenango 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 0.47
Shenango 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.
18%
34%
Shenango 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%
Shenango High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,212 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 86% has decreased from 100% over five years.
School District Name Shenango Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 1,212 1,559
Shenango Area   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 86% 88%
Shenango Area   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $16 MM $21 MM
Shenango Area   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $14 MM $20 MM
Shenango Area   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,798 $12,476
Shenango Area   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,919 $11,944
Shenango Area   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Lawrence County Ctc High School (1.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is New Castle Youth Dev Center (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Shenango Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • New Castle Shenango Elementary School
    2501 Old Pittsburgh Rd
    New Castle , PA , 16101
    (724)658-5566
    0.3  mi  |  642  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • New Castle Lawrence County Ctc High School
    Vocational School
    750 Phelps Way
    New Castle , PA , 16101
    (724)658-3583
    Vocational School
    1.2  mi  |  395  students  |  Gr.  10-12
  • New Castle New Castle Youth Dev Center
    Alternative School
    1745 Frew Mill Rd
    New Castle , PA , 16101
    (724)656-7330
    Alternative School
    1.7  mi  |  85  students  |  Gr.  Inquire with school
  • New Castle Thaddeus Stevens School
    831 Harrison St
    New Castle , PA , 16101
    (724)656-4750
    1.8  mi  |  274  students  |  Gr.  1-3
  • New Castle Harry W Lockley Kdg Center
    900 East Main St
    New Castle , PA , 16101
    (724)656-4735
    2.4  mi  |  301  students  |  Gr.  KG

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