Bucks County Technical High School

Tel: (215)949-1700
Grades: 9-12

1,427 students

Bucks County Technical High School serves 1,427 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Bucks County Technical High School operates within the Bucks County Technical High School District.

Overview

The student population of 1427 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 110 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Vocational school
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,427 students
Bucks County Technical High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 59% Male / 41%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 110 teachers
Bucks County Technical High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Bucks County Technical High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.31 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
Bucks County Technical High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
Bucks County Technical High School Asian (2002-2012)
Hispanic
6%
8%
Bucks County Technical High School Hispanic (2001-2012)
Black
6%
16%
Bucks County Technical High School Black (2001-2012)
White
83%
71%
Bucks County Technical High School White (2001-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Bucks County Technical High School Sch Ethnicity Bucks County Technical 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.
0.31 0.47
Bucks County Technical High School Diversity Score (2001-2012)
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.
20%
34%
Bucks County Technical High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2012)
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.
7%
6%
Bucks County Technical High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,427 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Bucks County Technical High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 1,427 1,559
Graduation Rate n/a 88%
Bucks County Technical High  School District Graduation Rate (2001-2005)
District Total Revenue $7 MM $21 MM
Bucks County Technical High  School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $7 MM $20 MM
Bucks County Technical High  School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $5,149 $12,476
District Spending / Student $4,922 $11,944
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 Pennsbury High School (1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Armstrong Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Washington Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Fairless Hills Armstrong Middle School
    475 Wistar Rd
    Fairless Hills , PA , 19030
    (215)945-4940
    0.4  mi  |  460  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Levittown Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Washington Elementary School
    275 Crabtree Dr
    Levittown , PA , 19055
    (215)945-9482
    0.8  mi  |  358  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Fairless Hills Pennsbury High School
    705 Hood Blvd
    Fairless Hills , PA , 19030
    (215)949-6700
    1  mi  |  3221  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Levittown Fitch Elementary School
    Greenbrook Dr
    Levittown , PA , 19055
    (215)946-0232
    1.2  mi  |  332  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Fairless Hills Oxford Valley Elementary School
    430 Trenton Rd
    Fairless Hills , PA , 19030
    (215)949-6808
    1.2  mi  |  433  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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