Bradford Area High School

  • Bradford Area High School serves 793 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Bradford Area High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 32%.
  • Bradford Area High School operates within the Bradford Area School District.
  • Bradford Area School District's 90-94% graduation rate is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 86%.

Top Placements (Pennsylvania)

Bradford Area High School is Listed among the top public schools in Pennsylvania for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 20%)
  • Graduation Rate Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
  • Community Size Largest student body (number of students) (Top 20%)

School Overview

  • Bradford Area High School's student population of 793 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students793 students
Bradford Area High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Bradford Area High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
Bradford Area High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeBradford Area High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Bradford Area High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2835 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bradford Area High School is 0.08, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
46%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
62%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
Bradford Area High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
n/a
4%
Bradford Area High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
2%
10%
Bradford Area High School Black Students (1993-2016)
Black
2%
15%
Bradford Area High School Black Students (1988-2016)
White
96%
68%
Bradford Area High School White Students (1988-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsBradford Area High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownPA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.080.26
Bradford Area High School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Graduation Rate≥95%
86%
Bradford Area High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
44%
Bradford Area High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
Bradford Area High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Bradford Area High School is Bradford Area School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 663 school districts in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Bradford Area School District's student population of 2,584 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 90-94% has decreased from 93% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $14,760 is higher than the state average of $13,048. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $13,288 is higher than the state average of $12,915. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four school years.
    School District NameBradford Area School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    4
    3
    Number of Students Managed2,5841,464
    Bradford Area School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    48%
    46%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    62%
    62%
    District Graduation Rate90-94%
    86%
    District Total Revenue$37 MM$19 MM
    District Spending$34 MM$19 MM
    District Revenue / Student$14,760$13,048
    District Spending / Student$13,288$12,915
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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