Lower Dauphin High School

201 South Hanover St, Hummelstown, PA 17036 | (717) 566-5330
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,215
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 201 S Hanover St, Hummelstown, PA 17036
  • Principal or Admin: Todd Neuhard
School District Details
  • Lower Dauphin School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $9,912
  • Graduation Rate: 92.1%
  • Dropout Rate: 0.9%
  • Students Per Teacher: 13.1
  • Enrolled Students: 3,861

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,215
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 91.2
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 606 (49.9%)
  • Females: 602 (49.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 42 (3.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 107 (8.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 149 (12.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Lower Dauphin High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black191.6%
Asian171.4%
Hispanic363.0%
White1,13693.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Lower Dauphin High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade28923.8%
10th Grade31926.3%
11th Grade29124.0%
12th Grade31626.0%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
School:
12.6%
District:
17.6%
Graduation and Dropout Rates (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
94.9%
District:
95.0%
Dropout Rate
School:
0.9%
District:
0.8%
Post Graduate Profiles (2010)
Percent College Bound
School:
79.1%
District:
77.8%
State:
72.6%
Percent Enrolling in 2-Year or 4-Year College/University
School:
74.3%
District:
73.2%
State:
69.4%
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 Lower Dauphin High School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on PSSA state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Writing
ACT Exam Performance (2010)
English Average Score: 22.4
Math Average Score: 22.8
Science Average Score: 23.2
Reading Average Score: 23.1
AYP Details (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Made AYP
SAT Exam Performance (2010)
Verbal Average Score: 517.7
Math Average Score: 532.7
Writing Average Score: 512.5

PSSA - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201073.3%68.4%59.6%
200968.3%64.4%55.6%
200865.5%65.4%55.9%
 
Reading Test
201075.9%72.1%67.2%
200975.5%71.6%65.2%
200871.7%71.3%64.7%
 
Science Test
201043.8%41.3%39.8%
200948.2%45.6%39.7%
200849.4%49.3%35.7%
 
Writing Test
201072.5%69.1%80.7%
2009---
200888.2%88.2%85.8%
 
Source: PA Department of Education 2009-2010

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