Upper Dauphin Area High School

  • Upper Dauphin Area High School serves 382 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Upper Dauphin Area High School's student population of 382 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 29% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students382 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Upper Dauphin Area High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Upper Dauphin Area High School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#764 out of 2,835 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Upper Dauphin Area High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Upper Dauphin Area High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
2%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Upper Dauphin Area High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
1%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Upper Dauphin Area High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
96%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Upper Dauphin Area High School and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Upper Dauphin Area High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.080.27
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Graduation Rate85-89%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Upper Dauphin Area High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Upper Dauphin Area High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUpper Dauphin Area SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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