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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 2 public schools managed by Steelton-Highspire SD School District serving 1,420 students in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
  • Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is more than the state average of 15:1.

Steelton-Highspire SD School District (2019-20)

Overview

School District NameSteelton-Highspire SD School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students1,420 students
# of Teachers81 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio18:1
# of Male Students689 students
% Male Students
49%
# of Female Students731 students
% Female Students
51%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.63
# of American Indian Students1 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students9 students
% Asian Students
1%
# of Hispanic Students345 students
% Hispanic Students
24%
# of Black Students769 students
% Black Students
54%
# of White Students229 students
% White Students
16%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students67 students
% of Two or more races Students
5%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: -
# of Students in Kindergarten:110
# of Students in 1st Grade:108
# of Students in 2nd Grade:123
# of Students in 3rd Grade:145
# of Students in 4th Grade:124
# of Students in 5th Grade:122
# of Students in 6th Grade:112
# of Students in 7th Grade:121
# of Students in 8th Grade:110
# of Students in 9th Grade:111
# of Students in 10th Grade:99
# of Students in 11th Grade:74
# of Students in 12th Grade:61
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Steelton-Highspire 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 60-64% has decreased from 90-94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Steelton-Highspire SD 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Steelton-Highspire 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 Rate60-64%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Steelton-Highspire SD School District and public school graduation rate of PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $13,350 is higher than the state average of $13,057. The school district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $13,881 is higher than the state average of $12,924. The school district spending/student has declined by 7% over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (PA)
Total Revenue$19 MM$19 MM
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Spending$20 MM$19 MM
This chart display total spending of Steelton-Highspire SD School District and average spending for each school distric in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$13,350$13,057
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Steelton-Highspire SD School District and average revenue per public school student in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$13,881$12,924
This chart display average spending per public school student in Steelton-Highspire 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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Did You Know?
Steelton-Highspire SD School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.63, which is higher than the Pennsylvania average of 0.27. The most diverse school in the district is Steelton-highspire High School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.