Hempfield Senior High School

  • Hempfield Senior High School serves 2,255 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 82% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 81% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Hempfield Senior High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 32%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Hempfield Senior High School's student population of 2,255 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 142 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,255 students
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Total Classroom Teachers142 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hempfield Senior High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,835 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hempfield Senior High School is 0.42, 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)
Overall School Rank
9%
29%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hempfield Senior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
6%
4%
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Hispanic
14%
10%
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Black
4%
15%
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White
75%
68%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hempfield Senior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.420.26
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Graduation Rate
91%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hempfield Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHempfield School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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