Spring Grove Area High School

  • Spring Grove Area High School serves 1,057 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 79% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 83% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Spring Grove Area High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 32%.
  • Spring Grove Area High School operates within the Spring Grove Area School District.
  • Spring Grove Area School District's 95% graduation rate is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 86%.

Top Placements

Spring Grove Area High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 20%)
  • Community Size Largest student body (number of students) (Top 10%)

School Overview

  • Spring Grove Area High School's student population of 1057 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 75 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,057 students
Spring Grove Area High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Spring Grove Area High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers75 teachers
Spring Grove Area High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeSpring Grove Area High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Spring Grove Area High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2835 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Spring Grove Area High School is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
46%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
62%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
Spring Grove Area High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
n/a
4%
Spring Grove Area High School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
5%
10%
Spring Grove Area High School Black Students (1992-2016)
Black
4%
15%
Spring Grove Area High School Black Students (1991-2016)
White
89%
68%
Spring Grove Area High School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Spring Grove Area High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsSpring Grove Area High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownPA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.210.26
Spring Grove Area High School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Graduation Rate
95%
86%
Spring Grove Area High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
44%
Spring Grove Area High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
Spring Grove Area High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Spring Grove Area High School is Spring Grove Area School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 663 school districts in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Spring Grove Area School District's student population of 3,752 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 92% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $14,964 is higher than the state average of $13,048. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $15,447 is higher than the state average of $12,915. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
    School District NameSpring Grove Area School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    6
    3
    Number of Students Managed3,7521,464
    Spring Grove Area School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    56%
    46%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    72%
    62%
    District Graduation Rate
    95%
    86%
    District Total Revenue$57 MM$19 MM
    District Spending$59 MM$19 MM
    District Revenue / Student$14,964$13,048
    District Spending / Student$15,447$12,915
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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    i miss this school its an amazing and promising. the teachers are wonderful and honest. you get help when you need it. and there is always a counselor or a friend who can help. when you first go you will have to adjust but you'll do fine.-BNC
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