Shaler Area High School

  • Shaler Area High School serves 1,545 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 32%.
  • Shaler Area High School operates within the Shaler Area School District.
  • Shaler Area School District's 92% graduation rate is higher than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1545 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 122 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,545 students
Shaler Area High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Shaler Area High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 122 teachers
Shaler Area High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Shaler Area High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.10 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 13:1 15:1
Shaler Area High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
2%
4%
Shaler Area High School Asian Students (2001-2015)
Black
1%
15%
Shaler Area High School Black Students (1993-2015)
White
95%
68%
Shaler Area High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Shaler Area High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Shaler Area High School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Shaler Area 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.
0.10 0.25
Shaler Area 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.
26%
41%
Shaler Area 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.
6%
5%
Shaler Area High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Shaler Area School District's student population of 4,559 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 92% has decreased from 99% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $16,148 is higher than the state average of $13,911. The district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,079 is higher than the state average of $13,599. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Shaler Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
3
Number of Students Managed 4,559 1,497
Shaler Area School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 92% 89%
Shaler Area School District Graduation Rate (1993-2010)
District Total Revenue $75 MM $21 MM
Shaler Area School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $70 MM $20 MM
Shaler Area School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $16,148 $13,911
Shaler Area School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $15,079 $13,599
Shaler Area 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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