New Castle Area SD School District

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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 4 public schools managed by New Castle Area SD School District serving 2,667 students in New Castle, Pennsylvania.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the state average of 15:1.

New Castle Area SD School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • New Castle Croton Pre-kdg Center
    420 Fern St
    New Castle, PA 16101
    (724)656-4815

    Grades: PK | 94 students
  • New Castle Harry W Lockley Early Learning Center
    900 East Main St.
    New Castle, PA 16101
    (724)656-4735

    Grades: K-2 | 845 students
  • New Castle New Castle Senior High School
    300 E Lincoln Ave
    New Castle, PA 16101
    (724)656-4700

    Grades: 9-12 | 751 students
  • New Castle Washington Intrmd School
    101 East Euclid Avenue
    New Castle, PA 16105
    (724)656-4729

    Grades: 3-6 | 977 students

Overview

School District NameNew Castle Area SD School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students2,667 students
# of Teachers174 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
# of Male Students1,241 students
% Male Students
47%
# of Female Students1,426 students
% Female Students
53%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.53
# of American Indian Students6 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students7 students
% Asian Students
n/a
# of Hispanic Students68 students
% Hispanic Students
3%
# of Black Students638 students
% Black Students
24%
# of White Students1,675 students
% White Students
63%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students273 students
% of Two or more races Students
10%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:94
# of Students in Kindergarten:293
# of Students in 1st Grade:275
# of Students in 2nd Grade:277
# of Students in 3rd Grade:252
# of Students in 4th Grade:232
# of Students in 5th Grade:256
# of Students in 6th Grade:237
# of Students in 7th Grade: -
# of Students in 8th Grade: -
# of Students in 9th Grade:236
# of Students in 10th Grade:182
# of Students in 11th Grade:185
# of Students in 12th Grade:148
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • New Castle Area SD School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 663 school districts in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 80-84% has increased from 78% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Castle Area SD 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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate80-84%
86%
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Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $15,122 is higher than the state average of $13,057. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $13,739 is higher than the state average of $12,924. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (PA)
Total Revenue$49 MM$19 MM
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Spending$44 MM$19 MM
This chart display total spending of New Castle Area SD School District and average spending for each school distric in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$15,122$13,057
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Spending / Student$13,739$12,924
This chart display average spending per public school student in New Castle Area SD School District and average spending per public school student in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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New Castle Area SD School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.53, which is higher than the Pennsylvania average of 0.27. The most diverse school in the district is Harry W Lockley Early Learning Center. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.