Palmyra Area Senior High School
Palmyra Area Senior High School serves 1,123 students in grades 9-12.
Palmyra Area Senior High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 91% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 91% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).
Palmyra Area Senior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Palmyra Area Senior High School's student population of 1,123 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Palmyra Area Senior High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,797 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Palmyra Area Senior High School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#39 out of 2797 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education
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