Shenango High School

2550 Ellwood Rd, New Castle, PA 16101 | (724) 658-5537
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Student Enrollment: 601
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 601 middle and high school students from grades 7-12
  • Ranks 104th out of 639 high schools in PA.
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Made AYP
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Michael Schreck
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details
  • Shenango Area School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $9,137
  • Graduation Rate: 93.1%
  • Dropout Rate: 1.1%
  • Students Per Teacher: 14.3
  • Enrolled Students: 1,303

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 601
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 45.8
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 325 (54.1%)
  • Females: 275 (45.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 23 (3.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 123 (20.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 146 (24.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Shenango High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.3%
Black61.0%
Asian20.3%
Hispanic20.3%
White58897.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Shenango High School
  Number Percent
7th Grade8313.8%
8th Grade12420.6%
9th Grade9415.6%
10th Grade11419.0%
11th Grade9716.1%
12th Grade8714.5%
Ungraded20.3%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
School:
23.3%
District:
27.7%
Graduation and Dropout Rates (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
87.8%
District:
87.8%
Dropout Rate
School:
0.8%
District:
0.8%
Post Graduate Profiles (2010)
Percent College Bound
School:
85.9%
District:
85.9%
State:
72.6%
Percent Enrolling in 2-Year or 4-Year College/University
School:
85.9%
District:
85.9%
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 Shenango 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
AYP Details (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Made AYP
SAT Exam Performance (2010)
Verbal Average Score: 467.2
Math Average Score: 473.3
Writing Average Score: 447.4

PSSA - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201087.7%87.7%77.9%
200983.4%83.4%75.3%
200880.0%80.0%70.6%
 
Reading Test
201074.1%74.1%73.5%
200974.0%74.0%71.4%
200867.8%67.8%70.0%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201081.6%81.6%75.2%
200974.2%73.4%71.3%
200881.8%81.8%70.3%
 
Reading Test
201079.5%79.5%81.9%
200976.3%75.5%80.5%
200880.0%80.0%78.3%
 
Science Test
201051.7%51.7%57.2%
200947.4%46.9%54.8%
200851.7%51.7%52.7%
 
Writing Test
201079.5%85.1%75.2%
2009---
200882.8%82.8%69.1%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201080.7%74.0%59.6%
200981.5%72.7%55.6%
200878.1%77.4%55.9%
 
Reading Test
201076.7%68.0%67.2%
200981.5%72.6%65.2%
200878.1%77.3%64.7%
 
Science Test
201046.7%41.8%39.8%
200955.0%48.6%39.7%
200823.3%23.1%35.7%
 
Writing Test
201092.3%80.6%80.7%
2009---
200896.2%95.2%85.8%
 
Source: PA Department of Education 2009-2010

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