Shippensburg Area Senior High School

317 North Morris Street

Shippensburg, PA 17257

Tel: (717)530-2730
  • Shippensburg Area Senior High School serves 1,045 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 32%.
  • Shippensburg Area Senior High School operates within the Shippensburg Area School District.
  • Shippensburg Area School District's 95% graduation rate is higher than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1045 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 62 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,045 students
Shippensburg Area Senior High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Shippensburg Area Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 62 teachers
Shippensburg Area Senior High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Shippensburg Area Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.21 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 17:1 15:1
Shippensburg Area Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
2%
4%
Shippensburg Area Senior High School Asian Students (1994-2015)
Hispanic
3%
10%
Shippensburg Area Senior High School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
5%
15%
Shippensburg Area Senior High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
89%
68%
Shippensburg Area Senior High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Shippensburg Area Senior High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Shippensburg Area Senior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Shippensburg Area Senior 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.
0.21 0.25
Shippensburg 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.
25%
41%
Shippensburg 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%
Shippensburg Area Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Shippensburg Area School District's student population of 3,366 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 95% has decreased from 99% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,575 in this district is less than the state average of $13,911. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,351 is less than the state average of $13,599. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Shippensburg Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 3,366 1,497
Shippensburg Area School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 95% 89%
Shippensburg Area School District Graduation Rate (1993-2010)
District Total Revenue $43 MM $21 MM
Shippensburg Area School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $42 MM $20 MM
Shippensburg Area School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,575 $13,911
Shippensburg Area School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,351 $13,599
Shippensburg 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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