Mars Area Senior High School
Mars Area Senior High School serves 1,087 students in grades 9-12.
Mars Area Senior High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 81% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 91% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).
Mars Area Senior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Mars Area Senior High School's student population of 1,087 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Mars Area Senior High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,797 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Mars Area Senior High School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#102 out of 2797 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education
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