Hanover Area Junior Senior High School

  • Hanover Area Junior Senior High School serves 894 students in grades 7-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 32%.
  • Hanover Area Junior Senior High School operates within the Hanover Area School District.
  • Hanover Area School District's 87% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 894 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 894 students
Hanover Area Junior Senior High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Hanover Area Junior Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Hanover Area Junior Senior High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Hanover Area Junior Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Hanover Area Junior Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
1%
4%
Hanover Area Junior Senior High School Asian Students (2006-2015)
Hispanic
10%
10%
Hanover Area Junior Senior High School Black Students (2001-2015)
Black
7%
15%
Hanover Area Junior Senior High School Black Students (1989-2015)
White
82%
68%
Hanover Area Junior Senior High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Hanover Area Junior Senior High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Hanover Area Junior Senior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown PA 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.
0.32 0.51
Hanover Area Junior Senior 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.
47%
41%
Hanover Area Junior Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2015)
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.
6%
5%
Hanover Area Junior Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Hanover Area School District's student population of 1,999 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 87% has decreased from 96% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,260 is higher than the state average of $13,911. The district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,901 is higher than the state average of $13,599. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four years.
School District Name Hanover Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 1,999 1,497
Hanover Area School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 87% 89%
Hanover Area School District Graduation Rate (1993-2010)
District Total Revenue $29 MM $21 MM
Hanover Area School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $29 MM $20 MM
Hanover Area School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,260 $13,911
Hanover Area School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,901 $13,599
Hanover Area School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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