Grove City Area High School

511 Highland Ave, Grove City, PA 16127 | (724) 458-5456
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 797
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  • Principal or Admin: Rae Howard
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 797
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 42.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 411 (51.6%)
  • Females: 385 (48.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 61 (7.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 153 (19.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 214 (26.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Grove City Area High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.3%
Black212.6%
Asian81.0%
Hispanic60.8%
White75995.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Grove City Area High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade20225.3%
10th Grade19023.8%
11th Grade18523.2%
12th Grade22027.6%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
School:
25.2%
District:
38.1%
Graduation and Dropout Rates (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
90.4%
District:
89.5%
Dropout Rate
School:
1.8%
District:
0.9%
Post Graduate Profiles (2010)
Percent College Bound
School:
83.2%
District:
77.1%
State:
72.6%
Percent Enrolling in 2-Year or 4-Year College/University
School:
81.2%
District:
75.5%
State:
69.4%
Faculty Information (2010)
ASSISTANT/VICE PRINCIPAL: BRENDAN SMITH
Source: PA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Grove City Area High School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on PSSA state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Writing
ACT Exam Performance (2010)
English Average Score: 23.2
Math Average Score: 26.3
Science Average Score: 25.3
Reading Average Score: 25.6
AYP Details (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Made AYP
SAT Exam Performance (2010)
Verbal Average Score: 520.8
Math Average Score: 549.4
Writing Average Score: 482.4

PSSA - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201070.8%70.8%59.6%
200970.3%70.3%55.6%
200877.9%78.1%55.9%
 
Reading Test
201076.1%76.1%67.2%
200970.3%70.3%65.2%
200880.4%80.5%64.7%
 
Science Test
201060.8%60.8%39.8%
200969.7%69.7%39.7%
200858.7%58.8%35.7%
 
Writing Test
201090.0%90.0%80.7%
2009---
200895.6%95.6%85.8%
 
Source: PA Department of Education 2009-2010

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