Shippensburg Area Senior High School

Grades: 9-12

1,048 students

Shippensburg Area Senior High School serves 1,048 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Shippensburg Area Senior High School operates within the Shippensburg Area School District.
The school district's 97% graduation rate is higher than the PA state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 1048 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,048 students
Shippensburg Area Senior High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 67 teachers
Shippensburg Area Senior High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Shippensburg Area Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 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 16:1 15:1
Shippensburg Area Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
Shippensburg Area Senior High School Asian Students (1991-2013)
Hispanic
3%
9%
Shippensburg Area Senior High School Black Students (1991-2013)
Black
5%
16%
Shippensburg Area Senior High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
90%
70%
Shippensburg Area Senior High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Shippensburg Area Senior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Shippensburg Area Senior 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.
0.19 0.24
Shippensburg Area Senior 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.
26%
36%
Shippensburg Area Senior 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.
7%
5%
Shippensburg Area Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,412 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 97% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,545 is less than the state average of $12,476. The district revenue/student has grown by 25% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,843 is less than the state average of $11,944. The district spending/student has grown by 37% over four years.
School District Name Shippensburg Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 3,412 1,528
Shippensburg Area   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 97% 88%
Shippensburg Area   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $38 MM $21 MM
Shippensburg Area   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $39 MM $20 MM
Shippensburg Area   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,545 $12,476
Shippensburg Area   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,843 $11,944
Shippensburg 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 Chambersburg Area Senior High School (9.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Shippensburg Area Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Nancy Grayson Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ShippensburgShippensburg Area Middle School
    101 Park Place
    ShippensburgPA 17257
    (717)530-2750
    0.3 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 821 students                      
  • ShippensburgNancy Grayson Elementary School
    301 Lurgan Ave
    ShippensburgPA 17257
    (717)530-2770
    0.5 mi | Gr. KG-3 | 479 students                      
  • ShippensburgGrace B Luhrs Univ Elementary School
    1871 Old Main Dr
    ShippensburgPA 17257
    (717)477-1612
    1.5 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 122 students                      
  • ShippensburgJames Burd Elementary School
    600 Brad St
    ShippensburgPA 17257
    (717)530-2780
    2.1 mi | Gr. KG-3 | 469 students                      
  • ShippensburgShippensburg Intrm School
    601 Hollar Ave
    ShippensburgPA 17257
    (717)530-3189
    2.3 mi | Gr. 4-5 | 473 students                      

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