Shikellamy High School

600 Walnut Street
Sunbury, PA 17801
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
5.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
Shikellamy High School serves 761 students in grades 9-12.
Shikellamy High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (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 65-69% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Shikellamy High School's student population of 761 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students761 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

Shikellamy High School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Shikellamy High School is 0.35, 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
#1039 out of 2820 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
12%
11%
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Black
5%
15%
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White
80%
66%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.350.53
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Graduation Rate
77%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShikellamy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Shikellamy High School is Selinsgrove Area High School (5.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Shikellamy Middle School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Grace S Beck School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sunbury Grace S Beck School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 328 students
    0.4 miles
    600 Arch St
    Sunbury, PA 17801
    (570) 286-3725
    0.4 K-5 328
  • Sunbury Chief Shikellamy School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 320 students
    0.9 miles
    338 Memorial Drive
    Sunbury, PA 17801
    (570) 286-3728
    0.9 K-5 320
  • Northumberland Shikellamy Middle School Math: 32% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 696 students
    2.7 miles
    545 Permastone Dr
    Northumberland, PA 17857
    (570) 286-3736
    2.7 6-8 696
  • Northumberland Priestley School Math: 56% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 393 students
    3.8 miles
    423 Cannery Rd
    Northumberland, PA 17857
    (570) 473-3261
    3.8 K-5 393
  • Selinsgrove Selinsgrove Area Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 544 students
    5.2 miles
    600 Broad St
    Selinsgrove, PA 17870
    (570) 372-2285
    5.2 K-2 544

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
Highly recommend this school if you are dedicated towards your school work. I was well prepared for college and I am now in a Masters Program. There are many opportunities available to you just have to take advantage of them. I loved that their was diversity in our school no matter where people are originally from; it showed you what reality is, no diversity is unrealistic. The fact that our school was diverse lead me to also get a Spanish degree and a certificate as a medical interpreter which makes you more marketable and have an amazing skill to speak more than one language. I am happy I did not go to the other schools in the area because I have had great experiences at Shikellamy.
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5  
This is an excellent high school with highly qualified teachers. The school has an outstanding theater department and forensics program. The student body is becoming more diverse which is a negative. These students coming from metropolitan areas have no interest in education and lower the school's test scores. I would not have attended any other school.
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