Yough Senior High School

  • Yough Senior High School serves 684 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 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Yough Senior High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 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 Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Yough Senior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

  • Yough Senior High School's student population of 684 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students684 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Yough Senior High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,820 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Yough Senior High School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank#476 out of 2820 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
1%
11%
Black
1%
15%
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White
96%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.080.53
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Graduation Rate≥95%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameYough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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