Bristol High School

  • Bristol High School serves 321 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 32%.
  • Bristol High School operates within the Bristol Borough School District.
  • Bristol Borough School District's 84% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 321 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 321 students
Bristol High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Bristol High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Bristol High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Bristol High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 15:1
Bristol High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
4%
Bristol High School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
24%
10%
Bristol High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
25%
15%
Bristol High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
43%
68%
Bristol High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Bristol High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
8%
3%
Bristol High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Bristol 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.
0.70 0.25
Bristol 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.
61%
41%
Bristol High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2015)
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.
7%
5%
Bristol High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Bristol Borough School District's student population of 1,208 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 97% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $18,523 is higher than the state average of $13,911. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $16,728 is higher than the state average of $13,599. The district spending/student has declined by 42% over four years.
School District Name Bristol Borough School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,208 1,497
Bristol Borough School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 84% 89%
Bristol Borough School District Graduation Rate (1993-2010)
District Total Revenue $23 MM $21 MM
Bristol Borough School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $20 MM $20 MM
Bristol Borough School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $18,523 $13,911
Bristol Borough School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $16,728 $13,599
Bristol Borough School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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