Salisbury High School

500 East Montgomery St, Allentown, PA 18103 | (610) 791-3641
  • Grades: 10-12
  • Student Enrollment: 440
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  • Mailing Address: 500 E Montgomery St, Allentown, PA 18103
  • Principal or Admin: Heather Morningstar
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 440
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 34.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 223 (50.7%)
  • Females: 205 (46.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 19 (4.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 42 (9.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 61 (13.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Salisbury High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black163.6%
Asian61.4%
Hispanic409.1%
White36583.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Salisbury High School
  Number Percent
10th Grade13230.0%
11th Grade13831.4%
12th Grade17038.6%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
School:
11.5%
District:
15.3%
Graduation and Dropout Rates (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
92.9%
District:
92.4%
Dropout Rate
School:
1.6%
District:
0.8%
Post Graduate Profiles (2010)
Percent College Bound
School:
86.5%
District:
86.5%
State:
72.6%
Percent Enrolling in 2-Year or 4-Year College/University
School:
86.5%
District:
86.5%
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 Salisbury 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: 21.1
Math Average Score: 20.9
Science Average Score: 21.5
Reading Average Score: 20.7
AYP Details (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Made AYP
SAT Exam Performance (2010)
Verbal Average Score: 493.7
Math Average Score: 503.7
Writing Average Score: 491.4

PSSA - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201066.9%65.4%59.6%
200959.4%59.5%55.6%
200863.4%63.4%55.9%
 
Reading Test
201076.7%75.7%67.2%
200970.9%70.8%65.2%
200874.5%74.5%64.7%
 
Science Test
201050.7%49.7%39.8%
200939.3%39.7%39.7%
200850.6%50.6%35.7%
 
Writing Test
201091.7%91.9%80.7%
2009---
200896.1%96.1%85.8%
 
Source: PA Department of Education 2009-2010

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