Chambersburg Area Senior High School

  • Chambersburg Area Senior High School serves 2,159 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 52% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 63% (which is equal to the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Chambersburg Area Senior High School's student population of 2,159 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 135 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,159 students
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Total Classroom Teachers135 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Chambersburg Area Senior High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Chambersburg Area Senior High School is 0.52, which is more 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#824 out of 2,835 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Chambersburg Area Senior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Chambersburg Area Senior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
20%
11%
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Black
9%
15%
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White
66%
66%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Chambersburg Area Senior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.520.26
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Graduation Rate
82%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Chambersburg Area Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChambersburg Area SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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