Mechanicsburg Area Senior High School

  • Mechanicsburg Area Senior High School serves 1,158 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 81% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Mechanicsburg Area Senior High School's student population of 1,158 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 80 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,158 students
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Total Classroom Teachers80 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mechanicsburg Area Senior High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mechanicsburg Area Senior High School is 0.35, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#110 out of 2,835 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mechanicsburg Area 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mechanicsburg Area Senior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
7%
11%
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Black
9%
15%
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White
80%
66%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mechanicsburg Area Senior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.350.27
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Graduation Rate
93%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mechanicsburg Area Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mechanicsburg Area Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMechanicsburg Area SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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