Shenango High School

  • Shenango High School serves 532 students in grades 7-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 32%.
  • Shenango High School operates within the Shenango Area School District.
  • Shenango Area School District's 82% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 532 students has declined by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 532 students
Shenango High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Shenango High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Shenango High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Shenango High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 15:1
Shenango High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
4%
Shenango High School Asian Students (1995-2004)
Hispanic
2%
10%
Shenango High School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
1%
15%
Shenango High School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
97%
68%
Shenango High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Shenango High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Shenango High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown PA 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.
0.06 0.25
Shenango 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.
25%
41%
Shenango High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2015)
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%
Shenango High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Shenango Area School District's student population of 1,131 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 82% has decreased from 100% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,123 is higher than the state average of $13,911. The district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,591 is higher than the state average of $13,599. The district spending/student has grown by 33% over four years.
School District Name Shenango Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 1,131 1,497
Shenango Area School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 82% 89%
Shenango Area School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $17 MM $21 MM
Shenango Area School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $17 MM $20 MM
Shenango Area School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,123 $13,911
Shenango Area School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $14,591 $13,599
Shenango Area School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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    3 miles
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