Rochester Area High School

540 Reno St, Rochester, PA 15074 | (724) 775-7500
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Student Enrollment: 469
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 469 middle and high school students from grades 7-12
  • Ranks 376th out of 639 high schools in PA.
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Warning
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 540 Reno Street, Rochester, PA 15074
  • Principal or Admin: Walter Gaida
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: 469
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 42.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 11.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 245 (52.2%)
  • Females: 224 (47.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 64 (13.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 199 (42.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 263 (56.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Rochester Area High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black9019.2%
Asian10.2%
Hispanic20.4%
White37680.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Rochester Area High School
  Number Percent
7th Grade7415.8%
8th Grade7315.6%
9th Grade7716.4%
10th Grade7516.0%
11th Grade8217.5%
12th Grade8818.8%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
School:
57.3%
District:
62.6%
Graduation and Dropout Rates (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
81.5%
District:
74.3%
Dropout Rate
School:
3.0%
District:
3.0%
Post Graduate Profiles (2010)
Percent College Bound
School:
72.8%
District:
72.8%
State:
72.6%
Percent Enrolling in 2-Year or 4-Year College/University
School:
65.4%
District:
65.4%
State:
69.4%
Faculty Information (2010)
ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL: BARBARA REDDICK-GLOVER
Source: PA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for Rochester Area High School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on March 22, 2010
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • A very good educational program. Good teachers and a unique learning environment.

Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Rochester Area 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: Warning

PSSA - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201070.0%69.4%77.9%
200963.4%62.5%75.3%
 
Reading Test
201057.2%56.9%73.5%
200952.1%51.4%71.4%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201080.3%80.6%75.2%
200971.6%72.0%71.3%
 
Reading Test
201078.9%79.2%81.9%
200975.7%76.0%80.5%
 
Science Test
201040.3%40.3%57.2%
200947.3%47.3%54.8%
 
Writing Test
201085.3%85.3%75.2%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201052.7%52.7%59.6%
200951.3%50.6%55.6%
 
Reading Test
201060.3%60.3%67.2%
200963.8%63.0%65.2%
 
Science Test
201038.3%38.3%39.8%
200935.1%34.6%39.7%
 
Writing Test
201088.9%88.9%80.7%
 
Source: PA Department of Education 2009-2010

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