Pottsville Area High School

16th St and Elk Ave, Pottsville, PA 17901 | (570) 621-2960
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,133
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 1,133 high school students from grades 9-12
  • Ranks 226th out of 639 high schools in PA.
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: School Improvement 1
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 16th Street & Elk Avenue, Pottsville, PA 17901
  • Principal or Admin: Charles Wagner
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,133
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 70.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 596 (52.6%)
  • Females: 537 (47.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 104 (9.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 350 (30.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 454 (40.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Pottsville Area High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black494.3%
Asian151.3%
Hispanic302.6%
White1,03991.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Pottsville Area High School
  Number Percent
4th Grade10.09%
9th Grade31527.8%
10th Grade26623.5%
11th Grade28024.7%
12th Grade27123.9%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
School:
41.1%
District:
50.2%
Graduation and Dropout Rates (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
76.8%
District:
76.3%
Dropout Rate
School:
6.1%
District:
4.4%
Post Graduate Profiles (2010)
Percent College Bound
School:
65.6%
District:
65.6%
State:
72.6%
Percent Enrolling in 2-Year or 4-Year College/University
School:
53.4%
District:
53.4%
State:
69.4%
Source: PA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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