Nazareth Area High School

  • Nazareth Area High School serves 1,509 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 87% (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 86% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Nazareth Area High School's student population of 1,509 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 93 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,509 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Nazareth Area High School
Total Classroom Teachers93 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Nazareth Area High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Nazareth Area High School is 0.22, which is less 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#91 out of 2,835 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Nazareth Area 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)
86%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nazareth Area 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 Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Nazareth Area High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
5%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Nazareth Area High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
1%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Nazareth Area High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
88%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Nazareth Area High School and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Nazareth Area High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.220.27
This chart display the diversity score of Nazareth Area High School and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
92%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Nazareth Area 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 Nazareth Area 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 NameNazareth Area SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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