Mahanoy Area High School

  • Mahanoy Area High School serves 286 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 32%.
  • Mahanoy Area High School operates within the Mahanoy Area School District.
  • Mahanoy Area School District's 72% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 286 students has declined by 11% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 286 students
Mahanoy Area High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Mahanoy Area High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Mahanoy Area High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Mahanoy Area High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 15:1
Mahanoy Area High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
4%
Mahanoy Area High School Asian Students (1991-2013)
Hispanic
7%
10%
Mahanoy Area High School Black Students (2005-2015)
Black
1%
15%
Mahanoy Area High School Black Students (2005-2015)
White
92%
68%
Mahanoy Area High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Mahanoy Area High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Mahanoy Area 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.
0.15 0.25
Mahanoy Area 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.
43%
41%
Mahanoy Area 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.
4%
5%
Mahanoy Area High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Mahanoy Area School District's student population of 1,004 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $16,931 is higher than the state average of $13,911. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,786 is higher than the state average of $13,599. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name Mahanoy Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,004 1,497
Mahanoy Area School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 72% 89%
Mahanoy Area School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $17 MM $21 MM
Mahanoy Area School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $16 MM $20 MM
Mahanoy Area School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $16,931 $13,911
Mahanoy Area School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $15,786 $13,599
Mahanoy 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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