Steelton-highspire High School

Steelton-highspire High School serves 549 students in grades 7 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 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 31%.
Steelton-highspire High School operates within the Steelton-highspire School District.
The school district's 72% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

The student population of 549 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 28% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 549 students
Steelton-highspire High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Steelton-highspire High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Steelton-highspire High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Steelton-highspire High School Student 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 0.63 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 13:1 15:1
Steelton-highspire High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
21%
9%
Steelton-highspire High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
54%
15%
Steelton-highspire High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
19%
69%
Steelton-highspire High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Steelton-highspire High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.63 0.24
Steelton-highspire High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
71%
38%
Steelton-highspire 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.
5%
5%
Steelton-highspire High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,341 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $15,649 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has grown by 27% over four years.
The district spending/student of $16,271 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four years.
School District Name Steelton-highspire School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 1,341 1,514
Steelton-highspire   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 72% 89%
Steelton-highspire   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $19 MM $21 MM
Steelton-highspire   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $20 MM $20 MM
Steelton-highspire   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $15,649 $12,967
Steelton-highspire   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $16,271 $12,300
Steelton-highspire   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 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
    Grades: KG-6 | 792 students250 Reynders Ave
    HarrisburgPA 17113
    (717)704-3826
    0KG-6792
  • HarrisburgSwatara Middle School
    0.8 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 566 students1101 Highland St
    HarrisburgPA 17113
    (717)939-9363
    0.86-8566
  • HarrisburgTri-community Elementary School
    0.8 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 405 students255 Cypress St
    HarrisburgPA 17113
    (717)939-9591
    0.8KG-5405
  • HarrisburgPaxtang Elementary School
    1.6 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 230 students3530 Rutherford St
    HarrisburgPA 17111
    (717)561-1781
    1.6KG-5230
  • HarrisburgFoose School
    1.8 miles | Grades: KG-4 | 534 students1301 Sycamore St
    HarrisburgPA 17104
    (717)703-1280
    1.8KG-4534

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