Pittston Area High School

5 Stout St Yatesville, Pittston, PA 18640 | (570) 654-3541
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,107
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 5 Stout Street Yatesville, Pittston, PA 18640
  • Principal or Admin: John Lussi
School District Details
  • Pittston Area School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $8,759
  • Graduation Rate: 95.7%
  • Dropout Rate: 0.5%
  • Students Per Teacher: 16.5
  • Enrolled Students: 3,370

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,107
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 63.8
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 566 (51.1%)
  • Females: 540 (48.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 85 (7.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 253 (22.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 338 (30.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Pittston Area High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black161.4%
Asian100.9%
Hispanic141.3%
White1,06696.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Pittston Area High School
  Number Percent
8th Grade40.4%
9th Grade23821.5%
10th Grade30027.1%
11th Grade28525.7%
12th Grade28025.3%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
School:
33.3%
District:
41.1%
Graduation and Dropout Rates (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
94.7%
District:
94.7%
Dropout Rate
School:
0.2%
District:
0.1%
Post Graduate Profiles (2010)
Percent College Bound
School:
89.1%
District:
89.1%
State:
72.6%
Percent Enrolling in 2-Year or 4-Year College/University
School:
87.3%
District:
87.3%
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 Pittston 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: 17.0
Math Average Score: 18.4
Science Average Score: 19.8
Reading Average Score: 19.9
AYP Details (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Made AYP
SAT Exam Performance (2010)
Verbal Average Score: 487.2
Math Average Score: 502.9
Writing Average Score: 480.4

PSSA - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201063.5%62.9%59.6%
200970.2%69.3%55.6%
200857.8%57.8%55.9%
 
Reading Test
201066.9%66.9%67.2%
200978.2%77.8%65.2%
200868.6%68.6%64.7%
 
Science Test
201044.5%44.0%39.8%
200952.0%51.5%39.7%
200838.7%38.7%35.7%
 
Writing Test
201093.5%93.5%80.7%
2009---
200894.3%94.3%85.8%
 
Source: PA Department of Education 2009-2010

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