Tyrone Area High School

Tyrone Area High School serves 568 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher 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%.
Tyrone Area High School operates within the Tyrone Area School District.
The school district's 80% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 568 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 568 students
Tyrone Area High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Tyrone Area High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Tyrone Area High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 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 15:1 14:1
Tyrone Area High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Tyrone Area High School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
n/a
8%
Tyrone Area High School Hispanic (1997-2012)
Black
n/a
16%
Tyrone Area High School Black (1991-2012)
White
97%
71%
Tyrone Area High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Tyrone Area High School Sch Ethnicity Tyrone 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 0.47
Tyrone Area 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.
26%
34%
Tyrone Area 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.
5%
6%
Tyrone Area High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,912 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 80% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Tyrone Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,912 1,559
Tyrone Area   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
Graduation Rate 80% 88%
Tyrone Area   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $22 MM $21 MM
Tyrone Area   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $21 MM $20 MM
Tyrone Area   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,340 $12,476
Tyrone Area   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,946 $11,944
Tyrone 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 Bellwood-antis High School (6.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Tyrone Area Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tyrone Area Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Tyrone Tyrone Area Middle School
    1001 Clay Ave
    Tyrone , PA , 16686
    (814)684-4240
    0  mi  |  540  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Tyrone Tyrone Area Elementary School
    601 Clay Ave
    Tyrone , PA , 16686
    (814)684-1342
    0.1  mi  |  804  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Bellwood Lewis M Myers Elementary School
    220 Martin St
    Bellwood , PA , 16617
    (814)742-2272
    6.8  mi  |  466  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Bellwood Bellwood-antis High School
    400 Martin St
    Bellwood , PA , 16617
    (814)742-2274
    6.8  mi  |  432  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Bellwood Bellwood Antis Middle School
    400 Martin St
    Bellwood , PA , 16617
    (814)742-2273
    6.8  mi  |  384  students  |  Gr.  5-8

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