Steelton-highspire High School

  • Steelton-highspire High School serves 551 students in grades 7-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 32%.
  • Steelton-highspire High School operates within the Steelton-highspire School District.
  • Steelton-highspire School District's 72% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 551 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students551 students
Steelton-highspire High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Steelton-highspire High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
Steelton-highspire High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeSteelton-highspire High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
Steelton-highspire High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
4%
Steelton-highspire High School Asian Students (1993-2014)
Hispanic
21%
10%
Steelton-highspire High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
53%
15%
Steelton-highspire High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
20%
68%
Steelton-highspire High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Steelton-highspire High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsSteelton-highspire High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownPA 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.
0.640.51
Steelton-highspire 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.
99%
41%
Steelton-highspire 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.
n/a
5%
Steelton-highspire High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

  • Steelton-highspire School District's student population of 1,332 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 95% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,350 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has declined by 10% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,881 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameSteelton-highspire School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed1,3321,497
Steelton-highspire School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate72%89%
Steelton-highspire School District Graduation Rate (1992-2015)
District Total Revenue$19 MM$21 MM
Steelton-highspire School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$20 MM$20 MM
Steelton-highspire School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$13,350$12,967
Steelton-highspire School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$13,881$12,300
Steelton-highspire School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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