Hempfield Area Senior High School

  • Hempfield Area Senior High School serves 1,889 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the state average of 32%.
  • Hempfield Area Senior High School operates within the Hempfield Area School District.
  • Hempfield Area School District's 91% graduation rate is higher than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1889 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 115 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,889 students
Hempfield Area Senior High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Hempfield Area Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers115 teachers
Hempfield Area Senior High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeHempfield Area Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
Hempfield Area Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
1%
4%
Hempfield Area Senior High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
1%
10%
Hempfield Area Senior High School Black Students (2006-2015)
Black
2%
15%
Hempfield Area Senior High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
96%
68%
Hempfield Area Senior High School White Students (1988-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsHempfield Area Senior 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.
0.080.51
Hempfield Area 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.
13%
41%
Hempfield Area Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2015)
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.
2%
5%
Hempfield Area Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Hempfield Area School District's student population of 5,852 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 91% has decreased from 99% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,572 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,180 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameHempfield Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed5,8521,497
Hempfield Area School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate91%89%
Hempfield Area School District Graduation Rate (1992-2015)
District Total Revenue$83 MM$21 MM
Hempfield Area School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$86 MM$20 MM
Hempfield Area School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$13,572$12,967
Hempfield Area School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$14,180$12,300
Hempfield Area School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • GreensburgHarrold Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 442 students
    0.1 miles
    1368 Middletown Road
    GreensburgPA 15601
    (724)850-2301
    0.16-8442
  • GreensburgFort Allen Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 566 students
    0.5 miles
    560 Baltzer Meyer Pike
    GreensburgPA 15601
    (724)850-2501
    0.5KG-5566
  • JeannetteJeannette Senior High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 248 students
    2.4 miles
    200 Florida Avenue
    JeannettePA 15644
    (724)523-5591
    2.49-12248
  • GreensburgAmos K Hutchinson Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 694 students
    2.7 miles
    810 Welty St
    GreensburgPA 15601
    (724)832-2885
    2.7KG-5694
  • JeannetteJeannette Mckee Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 543 students
    2.7 miles
    1000 Lowry Ave
    JeannettePA 15644
    (724)523-6522
    2.7PK-5543

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
January 01, 2018
The city of New York has announced they are bringing back mandatory sex-ed courses for the first time in 20 years, in light of skyrocketing teen pregnancy rates far above the national average.
January 01, 2018
We’ll look at the many challenges facing schools in New York and New Jersey, as they struggle to get ready for students and balance the ongoing need to provide shelter to those displaced by the storm.
January 01, 2018
Students have headed back to school across the country, but are greeted by new security technology and armed security guards. We take a look at Post-Newtown public education.