Scranton High School

  • Scranton High School serves 1,755 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 47% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 59% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

Top Placements

Scranton High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

  • Scranton High School's student population of 1,755 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 136 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,755 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Scranton High School
Total Classroom Teachers136 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Scranton High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Scranton High School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Scranton High School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#2011 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Scranton High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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Asian
8%
4%
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Hispanic
26%
11%
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Black
13%
15%
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White
50%
66%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Scranton High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.670.27
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Graduation Rate
77%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Scranton High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Scranton High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameScranton SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Scranton George Bancroft #34
    Grades: PK-5 | 260 students
    0.5 miles
    1002 Albright Ave
    Scranton, PA 18508
    (570)348-3667
    0.5 PK-5 260
  • Scranton Charles Sumner #18
    Grades: PK-5 | 306 students
    0.6 miles
    North Sumner Ave & Swetland St
    Scranton, PA 18504
    (570)348-3688
    0.6 PK-5 306
  • Scranton Isaac Tripp Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 773 students
    0.6 miles
    1000 North Everett Avenue
    Scranton, PA 18504
    (570)348-3677
    0.6 PK-5 773
  • Scranton John Adams #4
    Grades: PK-5 | 311 students
    0.6 miles
    927 Capouse Ave
    Scranton, PA 18509
    (570)348-3655
    0.6 PK-5 311
  • Scranton Northeast Intrmd School
    Grades: 6-8 | 795 students
    0.8 miles
    721 Adams Ave
    Scranton, PA 18510
    (570)348-3651
    0.8 6-8 795

School Reviews

5  
Best Public school institution in the area. For the size and diversity represented, this school out scores most schools in the region. They have a solid dedicated team of administration and faculty.
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