Palisades High School

  • Palisades High School serves 606 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 32%.
  • Palisades High School operates within the Palisades School District.
  • Palisades School District's 91% graduation rate is higher than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 606 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students606 students
Palisades High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Palisades High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
Palisades High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradePalisades High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
Palisades High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
4%
Palisades High School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
2%
10%
Palisades High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
2%
15%
Palisades High School Black Students (1993-2014)
White
96%
68%
Palisades High School White Students (1990-2014)
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.
0.080.51
Palisades 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.
14%
41%
Palisades High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2015)
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.
2%
5%
Palisades High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Palisades School District's student population of 1,708 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 91% has decreased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $21,420 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $22,086 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District NamePalisades School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed1,7081,497
Palisades School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate91%89%
Palisades School District Graduation Rate (1992-2015)
District Total Revenue$38 MM$21 MM
Palisades School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$39 MM$20 MM
Palisades School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$21,420$12,967
Palisades School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$22,086$12,300
Palisades School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • KintnersvilleDurham-nockamixon Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 224 students
    0.2 miles
    41 Thomas Free Dr
    KintnersvillePA 18930
    (610)847-5131
    0.2KG-5224
  • KintnersvillePalisades Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 462 students
    0.3 miles
    4710 Durham Rd
    KintnersvillePA 18930
    (610)847-5131
    0.36-8462
  • QuakertownSpringfield Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 210 students
    5 miles
    1950 Route 212
    QuakertownPA 18951
    (610)847-5131
    5KG-5210
  • PerkasieUpper Bucks County Technical SchoolVocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    6.4 miles
    3115 Ridge Road
    PerkasiePA 18944
    (215)795-2911
    6.49-12n/a
  • PipersvilleTinicum Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 206 students
    6.5 miles
    162 E Dark Hollow Rd
    PipersvillePA 18947
    (610)847-5131
    6.5KG-5206

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
January 01, 2018
The city of New York has announced they are bringing back mandatory sex-ed courses for the first time in 20 years, in light of skyrocketing teen pregnancy rates far above the national average.
January 01, 2018
We’ll look at the many challenges facing schools in New York and New Jersey, as they struggle to get ready for students and balance the ongoing need to provide shelter to those displaced by the storm.
January 01, 2018
Students have headed back to school across the country, but are greeted by new security technology and armed security guards. We take a look at Post-Newtown public education.