Farrell Area High School/ums

1700 Roemer Blvd
Farrell, PA 16121
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Farrell Area High School/ums serves 317 students in grades 7-12.
Farrell Area High School/ums placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Farrell Area High School/ums ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Farrell Area High School/ums's student population of 317 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students317 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Rankings

Farrell Area High School/ums is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,820 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Farrell Area High School/ums is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2606 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
n/a
11%
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Black
81%
15%
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White
15%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.320.53
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (08-09)
15%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFarrell Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Farrell Area High School/ums is Sharon High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sharon Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Farrell Area Es/lms (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Farrell Farrell Area Es/lms Math: 21% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 389 students
    0.1 miles
    1600 Roemer Blvd
    Farrell, PA 16121
    (724) 346-6585
    0.1 PK-6 389
  • Sharon Musser Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 333 students
    1.2 miles
    500 Cedar Ave
    Sharon, PA 16146
    (724) 981-4381
    1.2 K-6 333
  • Sharon Case Avenue Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 553 students
    1.5 miles
    36 Case Avenue
    Sharon, PA 16146
    (724) 983-4015
    1.5 K-6 553
  • Sharon Sharon High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 535 students
    1.5 miles
    1129 E State St
    Sharon, PA 16146
    (724) 983-4031
    1.5 9-12 535
  • Sharon Sharon Middle School Math: 18% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 303 students
    1.5 miles
    1129 E State St
    Sharon, PA 16146
    (724) 983-4030
    1.5 7-8 303

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