South Fayette Township High School

  • South Fayette Township High School serves 763 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 32%.
  • South Fayette Township High School operates within the South Fayette Township School District.
  • South Fayette Township School District's 96% graduation rate is higher than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 763 students has grown by 13% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 59% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 763 students
South Fayette Township High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % South Fayette Township High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 51 teachers
South Fayette Township High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade South Fayette Township High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.24 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 15:1 15:1
South Fayette Township High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
7%
4%
South Fayette Township High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
1%
10%
South Fayette Township High School Black Students (1997-2015)
Black
4%
15%
South Fayette Township High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
87%
68%
South Fayette Township High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
South Fayette Township High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
South Fayette Township High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups South Fayette Township 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.
0.24 0.25
South Fayette Township 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.
6%
41%
South Fayette Township 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.
1%
5%
South Fayette Township High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • South Fayette Township School District's student population of 2,861 students has grown by 12% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 96% has decreased from 99% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,829 is higher than the state average of $13,911. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,311 is higher than the state average of $13,599. The district spending/student has grown by 18% over four years.
School District Name South Fayette Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 2,861 1,497
South Fayette Township School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 96% 89%
South Fayette Township School District Graduation Rate (1993-2010)
District Total Revenue $44 MM $21 MM
South Fayette Township School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $40 MM $20 MM
South Fayette Township School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $15,829 $13,911
South Fayette Township School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $14,311 $13,599
South Fayette Township 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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  • Mc DonaldSouth Fayette Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 659 students
    0 miles
    3700 Old Oakdale Rd
    Mc DonaldPA 15057
    (412)221-4542
    06-8659
  • Mc Donald South Fayette Township Elementary School
    Grades: KG-2 | 694 students
    0 miles
    3620 Old Oakdale Rd
    Mc DonaldPA 15057
    (412)221-4542
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  • Mc DonaldSouth Fayette Intermediate School
    Grades: 3-5 | 745 students
    0.4 miles
    1200 Lt Will Way
    Mc DonaldPA 15057
    (412)221-4542
    0.43-5745
  • OakdaleMckee Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 466 students
    2.6 miles
    1501 Oakdale Rd
    OakdalePA 15071
    (724)693-8451
    2.6KG-5466
  • BridgevilleChartiers Valley High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1086 students
    3.3 miles
    50 Thoms Run Rd
    BridgevillePA 15017
    (412)429-2273
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