Mahanoy Area Jr. Sr. High School

1 Golden Bear Dr
Mahanoy City, PA 17948
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Bottom 50%
Serving 461 students in grades 7-12, Mahanoy Area Jr. Sr. High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 55%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 461 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • : 80-84% (Btm 50% in PA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Mahanoy Area Jr. Sr. High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

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School Overview

Mahanoy Area Jr. Sr. High School's student population of 461 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
461 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Mahanoy Area Jr. Sr. High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 2,549 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Mahanoy Area Jr. Sr. High School is 0.47, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (PA)
#2368 out of 2549 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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6-9%
38%
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15-19%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
4%
Hispanic
27%
14%
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Black
2%
14%
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White
68%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.47
This chart display the diversity score of Mahanoy Area Jr. Sr. High School and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
80-84%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
50%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mahanoy Area Jr. Sr. High School's ranking?
Mahanoy Area Jr. Sr. High School is ranked #2368 out of 2,549 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Pennsylvania.
What schools are Mahanoy Area Jr. Sr. High School often compared to?
Mahanoy Area Jr. Sr. High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Minersville Area Jr. Sr. High School, North Schuylkill Jr. Sr. High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% PA state average), while 15-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 55% PA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Mahanoy Area Jr. Sr. High School?
The graduation rate of Mahanoy Area Jr. Sr. High School is 80-84%, which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 87%.
How many students attend Mahanoy Area Jr. Sr. High School?
461 students attend Mahanoy Area Jr. Sr. High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
68% of Mahanoy Area Jr. Sr. High School students are White, 27% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mahanoy Area Jr. Sr. High School?
Mahanoy Area Jr. Sr. High School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 13:1.
What grades does Mahanoy Area Jr. Sr. High School offer ?
Mahanoy Area Jr. Sr. High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Mahanoy Area Jr. Sr. High School part of?
Mahanoy Area Jr. Sr. High School is part of Mahanoy Area SD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 461 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • : 80-84% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

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