Seneca High School

10770 Wattsburg Rd
Erie, PA 16509
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Seneca High School serves 457 students in grades 9-12.
Seneca High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Seneca High School's student population of 457 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students457 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Seneca High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,820 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Seneca High School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1572 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
1%
11%
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Black
n/a
15%
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White
95%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.100.53
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWattsburg Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Seneca High School is Harbor Creek Senior High School (8.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wattsburg Area Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wattsburg Area El Center (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Erie Wattsburg Area El Center Math: 52% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 493 students
    0.1 miles
    10780 Wattsburg Rd
    Erie, PA 16509
    (814) 824-3400
    0.1 K-4 493
  • Erie Wattsburg Area Middle School Math: 39% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 425 students
    0.1 miles
    10774 Wattsburg Rd
    Erie, PA 16509
    (814) 824-3400
    0.1 5-8 425
  • Erie Clark Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-6 | 294 students
    6.6 miles
    3650 Depot Rd
    Erie, PA 16510
    (814) 897-2100
    6.6 K-6 294
  • Erie Belle Valley Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 628 students
    6.8 miles
    5300 Henderson Rd
    Erie, PA 16509
    (814) 835-5600
    6.8 PK-5 628
  • Erie Rolling Ridge Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-6 | 483 students
    7.4 miles
    3700 Ridge Pkwy
    Erie, PA 16510
    (814) 897-2100
    7.4 K-6 483

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