2000 W State St
Coal Township, PA 17866
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Shamokin Area High School serves 693 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 18:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 37% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 693 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-84% (Btm 50% in PA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Shamokin Area High School's student population of 693 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
693 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 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 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State 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 Ratio
18:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
Hispanic
8%
13%
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Black
4%
15%
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White
84%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.29
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Graduation Rate
80-84%
86%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (17-18)
6%
3%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 693 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-84% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

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