401 Linden Ave
Cresson, PA 16630
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Penn Cambria High School serves 550 students in grades 9-12.
Penn Cambria High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (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 70-74% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Penn Cambria High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

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School Overview

Penn Cambria High School's student population of 550 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
550 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Penn Cambria High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Penn Cambria High School is 0.06, 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
This School
State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#635 out of 2797 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
1%
11%
Black
n/a
15%
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White
97%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.06
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 550 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 10% in PA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.06 (Btm 50%)

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