Jim Thorpe Area High School

1 Olympian Way, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 | (570) 325-3663
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Student Enrollment: 654
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 654 middle and high school students from grades 7-12
  • Ranks 406th out of 639 high schools in PA.
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Warning
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Thomas Lesisko
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 654
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 49.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 334 (51.1%)
  • Females: 320 (48.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 88 (13.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 180 (27.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 268 (41.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Jim Thorpe Area High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black619.3%
Asian81.2%
Hispanic426.4%
White54383.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Jim Thorpe Area High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade19329.5%
10th Grade15223.2%
11th Grade14822.6%
12th Grade16124.6%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
School:
40.1%
District:
44.8%
Graduation and Dropout Rates (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
84.2%
District:
84.2%
Dropout Rate
School:
0.9%
District:
0.6%
Post Graduate Profiles (2010)
Percent College Bound
School:
83.0%
District:
83.0%
State:
72.6%
Percent Enrolling in 2-Year or 4-Year College/University
School:
83.0%
District:
83.0%
State:
69.4%
Source: PA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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