New Castle Senior High School

Tel: (724)656-4700
  • New Castle Senior High School serves 800 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the state average of 32%.
  • New Castle Senior High School operates within the New Castle Area School District.
  • New Castle Area School District's 68% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 800 students has declined by 39% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has declined by 43% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 800 students
New Castle Senior High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % New Castle Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
New Castle Senior High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade New Castle Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.48 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 15:1 15:1
New Castle Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
4%
New Castle Senior High School Asian Students (2005-2008)
Hispanic
2%
10%
New Castle Senior High School Black Students (1998-2015)
Black
25%
15%
New Castle Senior High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
68%
68%
New Castle Senior High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
New Castle Senior High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
5%
3%
New Castle Senior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups New Castle Senior 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.
0.48 0.25
New Castle Senior 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.
99%
41%
New Castle Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2015)
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.
n/a
5%
New Castle Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2013)

District Comparison

  • New Castle Area School District's student population of 2,325 students has decreased by 28% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,916 is higher than the state average of $13,911. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $18,247 is higher than the state average of $13,599. The district spending/student has grown by 43% over four years.
School District Name New Castle Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 2,325 1,497
New Castle Area School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 68% 89%
New Castle Area School District Graduation Rate (1993-2010)
District Total Revenue $47 MM $21 MM
New Castle Area School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $58 MM $20 MM
New Castle Area School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,916 $13,911
New Castle Area School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $18,247 $13,599
New Castle Area 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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