Hazleton Area School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 11,368 students in Hazleton Area School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Pennsylvania.
Public Schools in Hazleton Area School District have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the Pennsylvania public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 62% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Hazleton Area School District are Valley El/ms, Drums El/ms and Hazleton Area High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Hazleton Area School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Pennsylvania.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Pennsylvania public school average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Hazleton Area School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Pennsylvania for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Hazleton Area School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (PA)
# Schools
11 Schools
2,982 Schools
# Students
11,368 Students
1,706,058 Students
# Teachers
678 Teachers
117,559 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Hazleton Area School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 706 school districts in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 82% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (PA)
Overall District Rank
#587 out of 707 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Hazleton Area   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hazleton Area   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of PA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
62%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hazleton Area   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of PA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
78%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Hazleton Area   School District and public school graduation rate of PA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.54
0.53
# American Indian Students
26 Students
2,610 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
71 Students
66,991 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
6,148 Students
194,393 Students
% Hispanic Students
54%
11%
# Black Students
250 Students
247,664 Students
% Black Students
2%
15%
# White Students
4,746 Students
1,124,884 Students
% White Students
42%
66%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
1,444 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
125 Students
66,958 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
7,804
# Students in K Grade:
792
120,194
# Students in 1st Grade:
863
125,820
# Students in 2nd Grade:
880
126,002
# Students in 3rd Grade:
876
129,075
# Students in 4th Grade:
949
133,051
# Students in 5th Grade:
912
133,787
# Students in 6th Grade:
898
132,654
# Students in 7th Grade:
903
132,136
# Students in 8th Grade:
870
133,358
# Students in 9th Grade:
965
139,372
# Students in 10th Grade:
845
133,654
# Students in 11th Grade:
810
130,195
# Students in 12th Grade:
805
128,956
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,556 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,267. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,309 is less than the state median of $15,644. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (PA)
Total Revenue
$154 MM
$24 MM
This chart display total revenue of Hazleton Area   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in PA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$151 MM
$23 MM
This chart display total spending of Hazleton Area   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in PA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,556
$16,267
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Hazleton Area   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in PA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,309
$15,644
This chart display average spending per public school student in Hazleton Area   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in PA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Hazleton Area School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Valley El/ms
Math: 39% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Rock Glen Rd
Sugarloaf, PA 18249
(570) 459-3111
Grades: K-8
| 935 students
Rank: #22.
Drums El/ms
Math: 37% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
85 South Old Turnpike Road
Drums, PA 18222
(570) 459-3111
Grades: K-8
| 729 students
Rank: #33.
Hazleton Area High School
Math: 42% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1601 W 23rd St
Hazleton, PA 18202
(570) 459-3221
Grades: 9-12
| 3,425 students
Rank: #44.
Freeland El/ms
Math: 15% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
400 Alvin St
Freeland, PA 18224
(570) 459-3111
Grades: K-8
| 926 students
Rank: #55.
Heights Terrace El/ms
Math: 17% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
275 Mill St
Hazleton, PA 18201
(570) 459-3111
Grades: K-8
| 1,088 students
Rank: #66.
Mcadoo-kelayres El/ms
Math: 14% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
15 Kelayres Rd
Mcadoo, PA 18237
(570) 459-3111
Grades: K-8
| 773 students
Rank: #77.
Maple Manor El/ms
Math: 14% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1700 W 22nd Street
Hazleton, PA 18202
(570) 459-3221
Grades: 3-8
| 860 students
Rank: #88.
West Hazleton El/ms
Math: 12% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
325 North St
Hazleton, PA 18202
(570) 459-3111
Grades: K-8
| 954 students
Rank: #99.
Hazleton El/ms
Math: 8% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
700 North Wyoming St
Hazleton, PA 18201
(570) 459-3111
Grades: 3-8
| 795 students
424 East 9th St
Hazleton, PA 18201
(570) 459-3111
Grades: K-2
| 405 students
1400 W 23rd Street
Hazleton, PA 18202
(570) 459-3221
Grades: PK-2
| 478 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 11,368 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 78% (Btm 50% in PA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.54

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