Steelton-highspire High School

Steelton-highspire High School serves 566 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 30%.
Steelton-highspire High School operates within the Steelton-highspire School District.
The school district's 69% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 566 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 28% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 566 students
Steelton-highspire High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Steelton-highspire High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Steelton-highspire High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more 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 12:1 15:1
Steelton-highspire High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
22%
9%
Steelton-highspire High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
50%
16%
Steelton-highspire High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
19%
70%
Steelton-highspire High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
9%
2%
Steelton-highspire High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Steelton-highspire 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.
0.66 0.24
Steelton-highspire 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.
62%
36%
Steelton-highspire 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%
5%
Steelton-highspire High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,450 students has grown by 22% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $15,159 is higher than the state average of $12,476. The district revenue/student has grown by 32% over four years.
The district spending/student of $15,314 is higher than the state average of $11,944. The district spending/student has grown by 28% over four years.
School District Name Steelton-highspire School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 1,450 1,528
Steelton-highspire   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 69% 88%
Steelton-highspire   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $19 MM $21 MM
Steelton-highspire   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $20 MM $20 MM
Steelton-highspire   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,159 $12,476
Steelton-highspire   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,314 $11,944
Steelton-highspire   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 Harrisburg High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Swatara Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Steelton-highspire Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HarrisburgSteelton-highspire Elementary School
    250 Reynders Ave
    HarrisburgPA 17113
    (717)704-3826
    0 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 884 students                      
  • HarrisburgTri-community Elementary School
    255 Cypress St
    HarrisburgPA 17113
    (717)939-9591
    0.8 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 420 students                      
  • HarrisburgSwatara Middle School
    1101 Highland St
    HarrisburgPA 17113
    (717)939-9363
    0.8 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 537 students                      
  • HarrisburgPaxtang Elementary School
    3530 Rutherford St
    HarrisburgPA 17111
    (717)561-1781
    1.6 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 213 students                      
  • HarrisburgFoose School
    1301 Sycamore St
    HarrisburgPA 17104
    (717)703-1280
    1.8 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 644 students                      

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