Top Pennsylvania Public Schools Eligible For Free Lunch

Approximately 50% of public school students in Pennsylvania are eligible for free lunch (2024).
The public schools with the highest eligible for free lunch are listed below (where sufficient data available).
The public school with the highest percentage of students eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania is Academy At Palumbo with 100% of students eligible.
Eligible for Free Lunch Range: 100% 100% Avg. Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%

Public Schools Eligible For Free Lunch in Pennsylvania (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Grades
Location
Rank: #1 - 2141. - 214.
Academy At Palumbo
Magnet School
Math: 69%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 9-12
1100 Catharine St
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 400-8130
Rank: #1 - 2141. - 214.
Academy At Westinghouse
Math: 4% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 6-12
1101 N. Murtland Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
(412) 529-3940
Rank: #1 - 2141. - 214.
Allen Ethan School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-8
6329 Battersby St
Philadelphia, PA 19149
(215) 400-3270
Rank: #1 - 2141. - 214.
Amanda E Stout Elementary School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-4
321 S 10th St
Reading, PA 19602
(610) 371-5815
Rank: #1 - 2141. - 214.
Antonia Pantoja Community Charter School
Charter School
Math: 3% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-8
4101 North American Street
Philadelphia, PA 19140
(215) 455-1300
Rank: #1 - 2141. - 214.
Arts At Benjamin Rush
Math: 55-59%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 9-12
11081 Knights Rd
Philadelphia, PA 19154
(215) 400-3030
Rank: #1 - 2141. - 214.
Baldi C C A MiddleSchool
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 6-8
8801 Verree Rd
Philadelphia, PA 19115
(215) 400-3090
Rank: #1 - 2141. - 214.
Benjamin Franklin School
Math: 3% | Reading: 10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-4
1205 N 6th Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110
(717) 703-1200
Rank: #1 - 2141. - 214.
Berks Ctc-east Campus
Vocational School
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 9-12
3307 Friedensburg Road
Oley, PA 19547
(610) 374-4073
Rank: #1 - 2141. - 214.
Berwick Area High School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 9-12
1100 Fowler Ave
Berwick, PA 18603
(570) 759-6400
Rank: #1 - 2141. - 214.
Berwick Area MiddleSchool
Math: 19% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 5-8
1100 Evergreen Drive
Berwick, PA 18603
(570) 759-6400
Rank: #1 - 2141. - 214.
Beverly Hills MiddleSchool
Math: 6% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 6-8
1400 Garrett Rd
Upper Darby, PA 19082
(610) 626-9317
Rank: #1 - 2141. - 214.
Bodine William W High School
Magnet School
Math: 55-59%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 9-12
1101 N 4th St
Philadelphia, PA 19123
(215) 400-7630
Rank: #1 - 2141. - 214.
Bradford Area High School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 9-12
81 Interstate Pkwy
Bradford, PA 16701
(814) 362-3845
Rank: #1 - 2141. - 214.
Bridesburg School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-8
2824 Jenks St
Philadelphia, PA 19137
(215) 400-7240
Rank: #1 - 2141. - 214.
Brigadier General Anna Mae Hays Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-5
1227 W Gordon St
Allentown, PA 18102
(484) 765-4000
Rank: #1 - 2141. - 214.
Brownsville Area Elementary School
Math: 16% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-5
7 Falcon Drive
Brownsville, PA 15417
(724) 785-9600
Rank: #1 - 2141. - 214.
Bywood Elementary School
Math: 5% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 1-5
330 Avon Rd
Upper Darby, PA 19082
(610) 352-6842
Rank: #1 - 2141. - 214.
Camp Curtin Academy
Math: ≤1% | Reading: 5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 5-8
2900 N 6th Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110
(717) 703-4200
Rank: #1 - 2141. - 214.
Carbondale Elementary School
Math: 9% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-6
103 Brooklyn St
Carbondale, PA 18407
(570) 282-5656
Rank: #1 - 2141. - 214.
Career Institute Of Technology
Vocational School
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 9-12
5335 Kesslersville Road
Easton, PA 18040
(610) 258-2857
Rank: #1 - 2141. - 214.
Carnell Laura H School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-5
1100 Devereaux St
Philadelphia, PA 19111
(215) 400-3150
Rank: #1 - 2141. - 214.
Carver High School
Magnet School
Math: 84% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 7-12
1600 W Norris St
Philadelphia, PA 19121
(215) 400-7380
Rank: #1 - 2141. - 214.
Central Dauphin East MiddleSchool
Math: 11% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 6-8
628 Rutherford Rd
Harrisburg, PA 17109
(717) 545-4709
Rank: #1 - 2141. - 214.
Central Dauphin East Sr. High School
Math: 50% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 9-12
626 Rutherford Rd
Harrisburg, PA 17109
(717) 541-1662
Rank: #1 - 2141. - 214.
Central Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-5
829 W Turner St
Allentown, PA 18102
(484) 765-4801
Rank: #1 - 2141. - 214.
Central High School
Magnet School
Math: 98%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 9-12
1700 W Olney Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19141
(215) 400-3590
Rank: #1 - 2141. - 214.
Central MiddleSchool
Math: 2% | Reading: 15%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 5-8
215 North 12th St
Reading, PA 19604
(484) 258-7365
Rank: #1 - 2141. - 214.
Chester Charter Scholars Charter School
Charter School
Math: 3% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-12
1500 Highland Avenue
Chester, PA 19013
(610) 859-3010
Rank: #1 - 2141. - 214.
Chester Community Charter School
Charter School
Math: 2% | Reading: 14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-8
302 East 5th Street
Chester, PA 19013
(610) 447-0400
Rank: #1 - 2141. - 214.
Chief Shikellamy School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 3-5
338 Memorial Drive
Sunbury, PA 17801
(570) 286-3728
Rank: #1 - 2141. - 214.
Clearfield Area Elementary School
Math: 17% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-6
700 High Level Rd
Clearfield, PA 16830
(814) 765-5511
Rank: #1 - 2141. - 214.
Community Of Philadelphia Charter School
Charter School
Math: 8% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-12
1100 East Erie Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19124
(215) 533-6700
Rank: #1 - 2141. - 214.
Connellsville Area MiddleSchool
Math: 12% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 6-8
Locust Street Extension
Connellsville, PA 15425
(724) 628-8910
Rank: #1 - 2141. - 214.
Connellsville Area Sr. High School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 9-12
201 Falcon Drive
Connellsville, PA 15425
(724) 628-1350
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Pennsylvania average of public schools students eligible for free lunch?
The Pennsylvania average of public schools students eligible for free lunch is 50%% for 2024.
What are the public schools with the highest percentage of students eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania?
The best top ranked public schools in Pennsylvania include Academy At Palumbo, Academy At Westinghouse and Allen Ethan School.
What is public high school and public elementary school with the highest percentage of students eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania?
The public high school with the highest percentage of students eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania is Academy At Palumbo, with a value of 100%. The public elementary school with the highest percentage of students eligible for free lunch is Academy At Westinghouse, with a value of 100%.

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