Chambersburg Area Sr. High School

511 S 6th St
Chambersburg, PA 17201
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Chambersburg Area Sr. High School serves 2,285 students in grades 9-12.
Chambersburg Area Sr. High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 38%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 55%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,285 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 75% (Btm 50% in PA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Chambersburg Area Sr. High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

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School Overview

Chambersburg Area Sr. High School's student population of 2,285 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 128 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
2,285 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
128 teachers
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School Rankings

Chambersburg Area Sr. High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,549 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Chambersburg Area Sr. High School is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1663 out of 2549 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Chambersburg Area Sr. 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
26%
14%
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Black
10%
14%
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White
56%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Graduation Rate
75%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
1%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Chambersburg Area Sr. High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Chambersburg Area Sr. High School's ranking?
Chambersburg Area Sr. High School is ranked #1663 out of 2,549 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Pennsylvania.
What schools are Chambersburg Area Sr. High School often compared to?
Chambersburg Area Sr. High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Greencastle-antrim Sr. High School, Chambersburg Area Career Magnet School, James Buchanan High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
46% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% PA state average), while ≤20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 55% PA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Chambersburg Area Sr. High School?
The graduation rate of Chambersburg Area Sr. High School is 75%, which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 87%.
How many students attend Chambersburg Area Sr. High School?
2,285 students attend Chambersburg Area Sr. High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of Chambersburg Area Sr. High School students are White, 26% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Black, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Chambersburg Area Sr. High School?
Chambersburg Area Sr. High School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 13:1.
What grades does Chambersburg Area Sr. High School offer ?
Chambersburg Area Sr. High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Chambersburg Area Sr. High School part of?
Chambersburg Area Sr. High School is part of Chambersburg Area SD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,285 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 75% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

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