Shippensburg Area Senior High School

Tel: (717)530-2730
Grades: 9-12

1,091 students

Shippensburg Area Senior High School serves 1,091 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 29%.
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 1091 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 68 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,091 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 68 teachers
Students by Grade Shippensburg Area Senior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.21 is less than the state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
Shippensburg Area Senior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
3%
8%
Black
4%
16%
White
89%
71%
All Ethnic Groups Shippensburg Area Senior High School Sch Ethnicity Shippensburg Area Senior 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 0.23
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.
20%
34%
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.
8%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,434 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 97% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Shippensburg Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 3,434 1,682
Graduation Rate 97% 88%
Shippensburg Area   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $38 MM $21 MM
Shippensburg Area   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $39 MM $20 MM
Shippensburg Area   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,545 $12,476
Shippensburg Area   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,843 $11,944
Shippensburg 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 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 Students Grades
  • ShippensburgShippensburg Area Middle School
    101 Park Place
    ShippensburgPA 17257
    (717)530-2750
    0.3 mi | 844 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • ShippensburgNancy Grayson Elementary School
    301 Lurgan Ave
    ShippensburgPA 17257
    (717)530-2770
    0.5 mi | 456 students | Gr. KG-3                      
  • ShippensburgGrace B Luhrs Univ Elementary School
    Shippensburg University
    ShippensburgPA 17257
    (717)477-1612
    1.5 mi | 125 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • ShippensburgJames Burd Elementary School
    600 Brad St
    ShippensburgPA 17257
    (717)530-2780
    2.1 mi | 464 students | Gr. KG-3                      
  • ShippensburgShippensburg Intrm School
    601 Hollar Ave
    ShippensburgPA 17257
    (717)530-3189
    2.3 mi | 454 students | Gr. 4-5                      

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Cumberland County, PA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.25, which is higher than the Pennsylvania average of 0.23. The most diverse school district in Cumberland County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.