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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 122 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,545 students
Shaler Area High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Shaler Area High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers122 teachers
Shaler Area High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeShaler Area High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
Shaler Area High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
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)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Shaler Area High School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsShaler Area 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.
0.100.51
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 (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.
6%
5%
Shaler Area High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

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 $15,463 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,296 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District NameShaler Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
3
Number of Students Managed4,5591,497
Shaler Area School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate92%89%
Shaler Area School District Graduation Rate (1992-2015)
District Total Revenue$72 MM$21 MM
Shaler Area School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$67 MM$20 MM
Shaler Area School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$15,463$12,967
Shaler Area School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$14,296$12,300
Shaler 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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