Sharpsville Area Senior High School

  • Sharpsville Area Senior High School serves 446 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 32%.
  • Sharpsville Area Senior High School operates within the Sharpsville Area School District.
  • Sharpsville Area School District's 84% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 446 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students446 students
Sharpsville Area Senior High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Sharpsville Area Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
Sharpsville Area Senior High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeSharpsville Area Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
Sharpsville Area Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
4%
Sharpsville Area Senior High School Asian Students (2001-2013)
Hispanic
n/a
10%
Sharpsville Area Senior High School Black Students (2000-2011)
Black
4%
15%
Sharpsville Area Senior High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
96%
68%
Sharpsville Area Senior High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
n/a
3%
Sharpsville Area Senior High School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2014)
All Ethnic GroupsSharpsville Area Senior 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.
0.080.51
Sharpsville Area Senior 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.
33%
41%
Sharpsville Area Senior 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.
5%
5%
Sharpsville Area Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Sharpsville Area School District's student population of 1,316 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 100% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,528 in this district is less than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,396 is less than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District NameSharpsville Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed1,3161,497
Sharpsville Area School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate84%89%
Sharpsville Area School District Graduation Rate (1996-2015)
District Total Revenue$15 MM$21 MM
Sharpsville Area School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$14 MM$20 MM
Sharpsville Area School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,528$12,967
Sharpsville Area School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,396$12,300
Sharpsville 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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