Quakertown Community High School

  • Quakertown Community High School serves 1,635 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 32%.
  • Quakertown Community High School operates within the Quakertown Community School District.
  • Quakertown Community School District's 87% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1635 students has grown by 39% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 94 teachers has grown by 23% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,635 students
Quakertown Community High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Quakertown Community High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 94 teachers
Quakertown Community High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Quakertown Community High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.21 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 17:1 15:1
Quakertown Community High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
3%
4%
Quakertown Community High School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
6%
10%
Quakertown Community High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
1%
15%
Quakertown Community High School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
89%
68%
Quakertown Community High School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Quakertown Community High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Quakertown Community High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.21 0.25
Quakertown Community 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.
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Quakertown Community High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
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.
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Quakertown Community High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Quakertown Community School District's student population of 5,240 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 87% has increased from 86% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $16,958 is higher than the state average of $13,538. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $18,474 is higher than the state average of $13,526. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Quakertown Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed 5,240 1,497
Quakertown Community School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 87% 89%
Quakertown Community School District Graduation Rate (1993-2015)
District Total Revenue $90 MM $20 MM
Quakertown Community School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $98 MM $20 MM
Quakertown Community School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $16,958 $13,538
Quakertown Community School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $18,474 $13,526
Quakertown Community School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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