Berwick Area High School

Tel: (570)759-6400
  • Berwick Area High School serves 767 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 32%.
  • Berwick Area High School operates within the Berwick Area School District.
  • Berwick Area School District's 81% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 767 students has declined by 12% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 58 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2017)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students767 students
Berwick Area High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Berwick Area High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
Berwick Area High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeBerwick Area High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
Berwick Area High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
4%
Berwick Area High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
6%
10%
Berwick Area High School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
4%
15%
Berwick Area High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
90%
68%
Berwick Area High School White Students (1988-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsBerwick Area High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownPA 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.
0.190.51
Berwick Area High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
35%
41%
Berwick Area High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2015)
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.
n/a
5%
Berwick Area High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Berwick Area School District's student population of 2,899 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 97% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,511 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 $12,846 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has declined by 11% over four years.
School District NameBerwick Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed2,8991,497
Berwick Area School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate81%89%
Berwick Area School District Graduation Rate (1992-2015)
District Total Revenue$44 MM$21 MM
Berwick Area School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$39 MM$20 MM
Berwick Area School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$14,511$12,967
Berwick Area School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$12,846$12,300
Berwick Area School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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  • BerwickSalem Elementary School
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  • BerwickBerwick Area Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 714 students
    0.3 miles
    1100 Evergreen Drive
    BerwickPA 18603
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  • BerwickFourteenth Street Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 252 students
    0.6 miles
    1401 N Market St
    BerwickPA 18603
    (570)759-6430
    0.6PK-5252
  • NescopeckNescopeck Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 227 students
    1.3 miles
    315 Dewey St
    NescopeckPA 18635
    (570)759-6426
    1.3KG-5227
  • BerwickOrange Street Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 472 students
    1.3 miles
    845 Orange St
    BerwickPA 18603
    (570)759-6422
    1.3KG-5472

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