Cheltenham High School

Tel: (215)881-6400
  • Cheltenham High School serves 1,466 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 32%.
  • Cheltenham High School operates within the Cheltenham Township School District.
  • Cheltenham Township School District's 83% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1466 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 114 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,466 students
Cheltenham High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Cheltenham High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers114 teachers
Cheltenham High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeCheltenham High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
Cheltenham High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
8%
4%
Cheltenham High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
3%
10%
Cheltenham High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
54%
15%
Cheltenham High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
35%
68%
Cheltenham High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
n/a
3%
Cheltenham High School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2014)
All Ethnic GroupsCheltenham 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.
0.580.51
Cheltenham 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.
17%
41%
Cheltenham High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2010-2015)
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.
5%
5%
Cheltenham High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2010-2015)

District Comparison

  • Cheltenham Township School District's student population of 4,575 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 83% has decreased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $21,344 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 $20,657 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District NameCheltenham Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed4,5751,497
Cheltenham Township School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate83%89%
Cheltenham Township School District Graduation Rate (1992-2015)
District Total Revenue$96 MM$21 MM
Cheltenham Township School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$93 MM$20 MM
Cheltenham Township School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$21,344$12,967
Cheltenham Township School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$20,657$12,300
Cheltenham Township 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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