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 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more 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 declined by 9% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 606 students
Palisades High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Palisades High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
Palisades High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Palisades High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.09 is less 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 12:1 15:1
Palisades High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
4%
Palisades High School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
n/a
10%
Palisades High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
n/a
15%
Palisades High School Black Students (1993-2014)
White
n/a
68%
Palisades High School White Students (1990-2014)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Palisades High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
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.
0.09 0.25
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 (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.
2%
5%
Palisades High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Palisades School District's student population of 1,708 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 91% has decreased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $22,653 is higher than the state average of $13,911. The district revenue/student has grown by 24% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $19,529 is higher than the state average of $13,599. The district spending/student has grown by 14% over four years.
School District Name Palisades School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 1,708 1,497
Palisades School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 91% 89%
Palisades School District Graduation Rate (1993-2010)
District Total Revenue $40 MM $21 MM
Palisades School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $34 MM $20 MM
Palisades School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $22,653 $13,911
Palisades School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $19,529 $13,599
Palisades 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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