Avella Area Junior Senior High School

  • Avella Area Junior Senior High School serves 261 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

Top Placements

Avella Area Junior Senior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

  • Avella Area Junior Senior High School's student population of 261 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students261 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Avella Area Junior Senior High School's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Avella Area Junior Senior High School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#1098 out of 2,835 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:115:1
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Black
1%
15%
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White
98%
66%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.040.26
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Graduation Rate80-89%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAvella Area SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school to Avella Area Junior Senior High School is Brooke High School (8.1 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Avella El Center (0.0 miles away)
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