Shamokin Area High School

2000 W State St
Coal Township, PA 17866
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Shamokin Area High School serves 648 students in grades 9-12.
Shamokin Area High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Shamokin Area High School's student population of 648 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students648 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Rankings

Shamokin Area High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,797 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Shamokin Area High School is 0.17, 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
#934 out of 2797 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
6%
11%
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Black
2%
15%
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White
91%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.170.53
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Graduation Rate
80-84%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShamokin Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Shamokin Area High School is Northumberland County Ctc (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Shamokin Area Middle School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Shamokin Area Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Coal Township Shamokin Area Middle School Math: 20% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 369 students
    0.0 miles
    2000 W State St
    Coal Township, PA 17866
    (570) 648-5731
    0 7-8 369
  • Coal Township Northumberland County Ctc Vocational School
    Grades: 10-12
    0.2 miles
    1700-2000 West Montgomery Stre
    Coal Township, PA 17866
    (570) 644-0304
    0.2 10-12 n/a
  • Coal Township Shamokin Area Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 868 students
    0.4 miles
    3000 W State St
    Coal Township, PA 17866
    (570) 648-5721
    0.4 PK-4 868
  • Coal Township Shamokin Area Intermediate School Math: 29% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-6 | 344 students
    0.6 miles
    3000 W State St
    Coal Township, PA 17866
    (570) 648-5721
    0.6 5-6 344
  • Trevorton Line Mountain Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 395 students
    5.2 miles
    542 W Shamokin St
    Trevorton, PA 17881
    (570) 797-3825
    5.2 PK-4 395

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