Methacton High School

1005 Kriebel Mill Road

Norristown, PA 19403

Tel: (610)489-5000
  • Methacton High School serves 1,662 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 32%.
  • Methacton High School operates within the Methacton School District.
  • Methacton School District's 99% graduation rate is higher than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1662 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 122 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,662 students
Methacton High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Methacton High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 122 teachers
Methacton High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Methacton High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.40 is more 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 14:1 15:1
Methacton High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
16%
4%
Methacton High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
1%
10%
Methacton High School Black Students (1992-2015)
Black
3%
15%
Methacton High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
76%
68%
Methacton High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Methacton High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Methacton High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Methacton 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.
0.40 0.25
Methacton 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.
10%
41%
Methacton High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2010-2015)
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.
1%
5%
Methacton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2011-2015)

District Comparison

  • Methacton School District's student population of 4,974 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 99% has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $18,977 is higher than the state average of $13,911. The district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $17,708 is higher than the state average of $13,599. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Methacton School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
3
Number of Students Managed 4,974 1,497
Methacton School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 99% 89%
Methacton School District Graduation Rate (1993-2010)
District Total Revenue $96 MM $21 MM
Methacton School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $89 MM $20 MM
Methacton School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $18,977 $13,911
Methacton School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $17,708 $13,599
Methacton 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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