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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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%.
  • Hempfield Senior High School operates within the Hempfield School District.
  • Hempfield School District's 90% graduation rate is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 86%.

Top Placements

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

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 20%)
  • Community Size Largest student body (number of students) (Top 5%)

School Overview

  • Hempfield Senior High School's student population of 2255 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
Hempfield Senior High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Hempfield Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers142 teachers
Hempfield Senior High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeHempfield Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Hempfield Senior High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
46%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
62%
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
Hempfield Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
6%
4%
Hempfield Senior High School Asian Students (1989-2016)
Hispanic
14%
10%
Hempfield Senior High School Black Students (1989-2016)
Black
4%
15%
Hempfield Senior High School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
75%
68%
Hempfield Senior High School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Hempfield Senior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsHempfield Senior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownPA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.420.26
Hempfield Senior High School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Graduation Rate
91%
86%
Hempfield Senior High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
44%
Hempfield Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
Hempfield Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Hempfield Senior High School is Hempfield School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 663 school districts in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Hempfield School District's student population of 6,811 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 90% has decreased from 91% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $14,286 is higher than the state average of $13,048. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $12,997 is higher than the state average of $12,915. The district spending/student has declined by 17% over four school years.
    School District NameHempfield School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    10
    3
    Number of Students Managed6,8111,464
    Hempfield School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    59%
    46%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    75%
    62%
    District Graduation Rate
    90%
    86%
    District Total Revenue$99 MM$19 MM
    District Spending$90 MM$19 MM
    District Revenue / Student$14,286$13,048
    District Spending / Student$12,997$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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