Truman Senior High School

Truman Senior High School serves 1,506 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 31%.
Truman Senior High School operates within the Bristol Township School District.
The school district's 68% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

The student population of 1506 students has declined by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 120 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,506 students
Truman Senior High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Truman Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 120 teachers
Truman Senior High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Truman Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 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
Truman Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
3%
3%
Truman Senior High School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
11%
9%
Truman Senior High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
21%
15%
Truman Senior High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
62%
69%
Truman Senior High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Truman Senior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Truman Senior 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.
0.56 0.24
Truman Senior 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.
47%
38%
Truman Senior 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.
10%
5%
Truman Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,215 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $19,037 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
The district spending/student of $18,237 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has grown by 20% over four years.
School District Name Bristol Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
3
Number of Students Managed 6,215 1,514
Bristol Township   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 68% 89%
Bristol Township   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $118 MM $21 MM
Bristol Township   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $113 MM $20 MM
Bristol Township   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $19,037 $12,967
Bristol Township   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $18,237 $12,300
Bristol Township   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 Bucks County Technical High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Armstrong Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Barton Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • LevittownBarton Elementary School
    0.2 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 523 students5 Blue Lake Rd
    LevittownPA 19057
    (215)945-4177
    0.2KG-6523
  • LevittownEmerson Elementary School
    0.6 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 394 students6501 Mill Creek Rd
    LevittownPA 19057
    (215)945-0222
    0.6KG-6394
  • LevittownMiller Elementary School
    0.7 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 413 students10 Cobalt Ridge Dr South
    LevittownPA 19057
    (215)809-6360
    0.7KG-5413
  • LevittownLincoln Elementary School
    1.1 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 368 students10 Plumtree Place
    LevittownPA 19056
    (215)945-7487
    1.1KG-6368
  • LevittownBuchanan Elementary School
    1.5 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 456 students2200 Haines Rd
    LevittownPA 19055
    (215)946-5922
    1.5KG-6456

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