Shaler Area High School

Shaler Area High School serves 1,543 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the state average of 31%.
Shaler Area High School operates within the Shaler Area School District.
Shaler Area School District's 92% graduation rate is higher than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

The student population of 1543 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 120 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,543 students
Shaler Area High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Shaler Area High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 120 teachers
Shaler Area High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Shaler Area High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 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 13:1 15:1
Shaler Area High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Shaler Area High School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Black
1%
15%
Shaler Area High School Black Students (1992-2014)
White
96%
69%
Shaler Area High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Shaler Area High School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2014)
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.
0.08 0.24
Shaler Area High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
25%
38%
Shaler Area High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
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.
6%
5%
Shaler Area High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Shaler Area School District's student population of 4,629 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 92% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The revenue/student of $14,486 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $13,392 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Shaler Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
3
Number of Students Managed 4,629 1,514
Shaler Area   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 92% 89%
Shaler Area   School District Graduation Rate (1993-2010)
District Total Revenue $72 MM $21 MM
Shaler Area   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $67 MM $20 MM
Shaler Area   School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $14,486 $12,967
Shaler Area   School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $13,392 $12,300
Shaler Area   School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is North Hills Senior High School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Shaler Area Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Marzolf Primary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • PittsburghMarzolf Primary School
    Grades: KG-3 | 343 students
    0.3 miles
    101 Marzolf Rd Ext
    PittsburghPA 15209
    (412)492-1200
    0.3KG-3343
  • GlenshawJeffery Primary School
    Grades: KG-3 | 203 students
    0.5 miles
    201 Wetzel Rd
    GlenshawPA 15116
    (412)492-1200
    0.5KG-3203
  • GlenshawShaler Area Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 724 students
    0.8 miles
    1810 Mt Royal Blvd
    GlenshawPA 15116
    (412)492-1200
    0.87-8724
  • GlenshawRogers Primary School
    Grades: KG-3 | 199 students
    1.6 miles
    705 Scott Ave
    GlenshawPA 15116
    (412)492-1200
    1.6KG-3199
  • GlenshawShaler Area Elementary School
    Grades: 4-6 | 1027 students
    1.6 miles
    705 Scott Ave
    GlenshawPA 15116
    (412)491-1200
    1.64-61027

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