Governor Mifflin Senior High School

  • Governor Mifflin Senior High School serves 1,303 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 78% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Governor Mifflin Senior High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 32%.
  • Governor Mifflin Senior High School operates within the Governor Mifflin School District.
  • Governor Mifflin School District's 91% graduation rate is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 86%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Governor Mifflin Senior High School's student population of 1303 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 87 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,303 students
Governor Mifflin Senior High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Governor Mifflin Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers87 teachers
Governor Mifflin Senior High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeGovernor Mifflin Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Governor Mifflin Senior High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2835 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Governor Mifflin Senior High School is 0.40, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
46%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
62%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
Governor Mifflin Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
1%
4%
Governor Mifflin Senior High School Asian Students (1989-2016)
Hispanic
15%
10%
Governor Mifflin Senior High School Black Students (1992-2016)
Black
7%
15%
Governor Mifflin Senior High School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
76%
68%
Governor Mifflin Senior High School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Governor Mifflin Senior High School Two Or More Races Students (2015-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsGovernor Mifflin Senior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownPA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.400.26
Governor Mifflin Senior High School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Graduation Rate
91%
86%
Governor Mifflin Senior High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
44%
Governor Mifflin Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
Governor Mifflin Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Governor Mifflin Senior High School is Governor Mifflin School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 663 school districts in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Governor Mifflin School District's student population of 4,075 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 91% has increased from 90% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $13,563 is higher than the state average of $13,048. The district revenue/student has declined by 11% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $14,605 is higher than the state average of $12,915. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameGovernor Mifflin School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    6
    3
    Number of Students Managed4,0751,464
    Governor Mifflin School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    54%
    46%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    64%
    62%
    District Graduation Rate
    91%
    86%
    District Total Revenue$57 MM$19 MM
    District Spending$62 MM$19 MM
    District Revenue / Student$13,563$13,048
    District Spending / Student$14,605$12,915
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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