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Central Dauphin Senior High School
  • Public
  • HARRISBURG, PA

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Diversity
    grade B+
  3. Teachers
    grade B minus
  4. College Prep
    grade A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B minus
  7. Administration
    grade B minus
  8. Sports
    grade A
  9. Food
    grade B minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B

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Central Dauphin Senior High School is a highly rated, public school located in HARRISBURG, PA. It has 1,815 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 73% of students are at least proficient in math and 82% in reading.

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437 PIKETOWN ROAD
HARRISBURG, PA 17112
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
82%
Percent Proficient - Math
73%
Average Graduation Rate
91%
Average SAT
1180
627 responses
Average ACT
27
133 responses
AP Enrollment
29%

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Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
Median Household Income
$89,219
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,261
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$223,100
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
79%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 33 responses
Poll
70%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 33 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 99 responses
  • Fall Play, musical, Four Diamonds events
    24%
  • Sports games, thon, parties
    21%
  • Morning news
    13%
  • Marching band shows
    9%
  • Pep rallies
    8%
  • Craig Douty
    6%
  • Indoor Drumline!!!
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,815
Free or Reduced Lunch
21%
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 42 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 42 responses
95%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 42 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$71,336
Teachers in First/Second Year
3.7%
56%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 55 responses
60%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 55 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 55 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$16,224 / year
National
$12,239
82%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 61 responses
39%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 61 responses
49%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 61 responses

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