Plum Senior High School

  • Plum Senior High School serves 1,257 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 32%.
  • Plum Senior High School operates within the Plum Borough School District.
  • Plum Borough School District's 99% graduation rate is higher than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1257 students has declined by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 77 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,257 students
Plum Senior High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Plum Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 77 teachers
Plum Senior High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Plum Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Plum Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
2%
4%
Plum Senior High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
n/a
10%
Plum Senior High School Black Students (1992-2013)
Black
5%
15%
Plum Senior High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
93%
68%
Plum Senior High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Plum Senior High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Plum Senior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.13 0.25
Plum Senior High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
16%
41%
Plum Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
5%
Plum Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Plum Borough School District's student population of 3,855 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 99% has decreased from 100% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,816 is higher than the state average of $13,911. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,663 is higher than the state average of $13,599. The district spending/student has grown by 28% over four years.
School District Name Plum Borough School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 3,855 1,497
Plum Borough School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 99% 89%
Plum Borough School District Graduation Rate (1993-2010)
District Total Revenue $59 MM $21 MM
Plum Borough School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $62 MM $20 MM
Plum Borough School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,816 $13,911
Plum Borough School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $15,663 $13,599
Plum Borough School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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