Rochester High School

  • Rochester High School serves 210 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 32%.
  • Rochester High School operates within the Rochester Area School District.
  • Rochester Area School District's 82% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 210 students has declined by 42% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 36% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students210 students
Rochester High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Rochester High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
Rochester High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeRochester High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio10:115:1
Rochester High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
4%
Rochester High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
n/a
10%
Rochester High School Black Students (1991-2008)
Black
18%
15%
Rochester High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
80%
68%
Rochester High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Rochester High School Two Or More Races Students (2014-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsRochester High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownPA 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.
0.330.51
Rochester 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.
42%
41%
Rochester High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2015)
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.
5%
5%
Rochester High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Rochester Area School District's student population of 734 students has decreased by 9% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 82% has decreased from 96% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $17,937 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has declined by 12% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $17,630 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District NameRochester Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed7341,497
Rochester Area School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate82%89%
Rochester Area School District Graduation Rate (1992-2015)
District Total Revenue$15 MM$21 MM
Rochester Area School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$14 MM$20 MM
Rochester Area School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$17,937$12,967
Rochester Area School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$17,630$12,300
Rochester Area School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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