New Castle Senior High School

  • New Castle Senior High School serves 751 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55-59% (which is lower 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 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • New Castle Senior High School's student population of 751 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students751 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

  • New Castle Senior High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of New Castle Senior High School is 0.50, 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#1156 out of 2,835 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
2%
11%
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Black
28%
15%
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White
65%
66%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in New Castle Senior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.500.27
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Graduation Rate85-89%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Castle Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew Castle Area SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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