Purchase Line Junior / High School

16559 Route 286 Hwy East, Commodore, PA 15729 | (724) 254-4312
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Student Enrollment: 510
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 510 middle and high school students from grades 7-12
  • Ranks 218th out of 639 high schools in PA.
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Corrective Action 1
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 16559 Route 286 Hwy E, Commodore, PA 15729
  • Principal or Admin: James Price
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 510
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 45.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 11.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 269 (52.7%)
  • Females: 241 (47.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 85 (16.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 205 (40.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 290 (56.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Purchase Line Junior / High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black40.8%
Asian--
Hispanic40.8%
White50298.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Purchase Line Junior / High School
  Number Percent
7th Grade8817.3%
8th Grade8616.9%
9th Grade10520.6%
10th Grade7314.3%
11th Grade8316.3%
12th Grade7514.7%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
School:
50.5%
District:
55.7%
Graduation and Dropout Rates (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
88.2%
District:
88.3%
Dropout Rate
School:
1.4%
District:
1.4%
Post Graduate Profiles (2010)
Percent College Bound
School:
55.7%
District:
55.7%
State:
72.6%
Percent Enrolling in 2-Year or 4-Year College/University
School:
44.3%
District:
44.3%
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 Purchase Line Junior / 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
AYP Details (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Corrective Action 1
SAT Exam Performance (2010)
Verbal Average Score: 485.2
Math Average Score: 496.5
Writing Average Score: 473.2

PSSA - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201071.6%71.6%77.9%
200972.7%72.7%75.3%
200864.9%64.1%70.6%
 
Reading Test
201068.7%68.7%73.5%
200966.3%66.3%71.4%
200861.6%60.8%70.0%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201076.2%76.2%75.2%
200972.0%72.0%71.3%
200873.0%72.0%70.3%
 
Reading Test
201073.3%73.3%81.9%
200975.5%75.5%80.5%
200874.3%73.3%78.3%
 
Science Test
201068.2%68.2%57.2%
200969.4%69.4%54.8%
200876.4%76.4%52.7%
 
Writing Test
201055.8%69.4%75.2%
2009---
200868.9%68.9%69.1%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201071.6%71.6%59.6%
200965.7%65.0%55.6%
200855.4%54.8%55.9%
 
Reading Test
201067.4%67.4%67.2%
200969.7%68.9%65.2%
200867.5%66.7%64.7%
 
Science Test
201044.5%44.5%39.8%
200953.3%52.6%39.7%
200847.5%47.5%35.7%
 
Writing Test
201085.6%87.9%80.7%
2009---
200886.7%86.7%85.8%
 
Source: PA Department of Education 2009-2010

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