Shenango High School

2550 Ellwood Rd
New Castle, PA 16101
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
2.00 5 1 (1 review)
Shenango High School serves 536 students in grades 7-12.
Shenango High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 81% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Shenango High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Shenango High School's student population of 536 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students536 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

Shenango High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,820 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Shenango High School is 0.10, 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
#708 out of 2820 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
1%
11%
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Black
1%
15%
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White
95%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.100.53
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShenango Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Shenango High School is Lawrence County Ctc (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is New Castle Junior High School (3.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Shenango Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • New Castle Shenango Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 572 students
    0.3 miles
    2501 Old Pittsburgh Rd
    New Castle, PA 16101
    (724) 658-5566
    0.3 K-6 572
  • New Castle Lawrence County Ctc Vocational School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 408 students
    1.2 miles
    750 Phelps Way
    New Castle, PA 16101
    (724) 658-3583
    1.2 9-12 408
  • New Castle Harry W Lockley Early Learning Center
    Grades: K-2 | 810 students
    2.4 miles
    900 East Main St.
    New Castle, PA 16101
    (724) 656-4735
    2.4 K-2 810
  • New Castle Croton Pre-kdg Center
    Grades: PK | 98 students
    2.8 miles
    420 Fern St
    New Castle, PA 16101
    (724) 656-4815
    2.8 PK 98
  • New Castle New Castle Junior High School Math: 21% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 477 students
    3.0 miles
    310 E Lincoln Ave
    New Castle, PA 16101
    (724) 656-4700
    3 7-8 477

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