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Allentown City School District is a public school district located in Allentown, PA. It has 16,011 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 20% of students are at least proficient in math and 35% in reading.
Address
31 S Penn Street
Allentown, PA 18105
Telephone
(484) 765-4000
Website

Allentown City School District Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
35%
Percent Proficient - Math
20%
Average Graduation Rate
65%
Average SAT
1030
229 responses
Average ACT
22
25 responses
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Students

Diversity
A-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
16,011
Free or Reduced Lunch
64.6%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$83,104
Teachers in First/Second Year
0.3%

Finances

Total Expenses
$272,977,000
Expenses Per Student
$14,403/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    64%
  • Support Services
    32%
  • Other
    4%

Allentown City School District Reviews

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The Allentown City School District has proved to be a substantial segue into the next stage of my life: attending college. The experiences I had at this district that allowed me to prepare myself for college are rigorous academic courses, opportunities to shadow professionals at my intended major, clubs and activities, and volunteer work to name a few. With this support offered by students and staff alike, the Allentown City School District is a safe and enjoyable area where students are able to meet new people, or friends, and grow alongside each other as each each pave their own road towards the journey of their successes.
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My experiences at Allentown City include diversity, independence, and togetherness. A lot of people have different unique qualities that they will benefit from, however, those same people are not afraid to go outside of themselves in order to help others out as well. The diversity and independence really makes this city unique
I came into the Allentown School District in the 8th grade. My family and I moved to Allentown from North Carolina, where we were temporarily living. Since I came to the Allentown School District I immediately noticed how divorce the culture is. In my past schools there weren't as many different ethnic groups. Everywhere I had been before always had a dominant race of people at the school, but this wasn't the same. Here it was like being in a melting pot of different cultures and races. My time spent in this school district was much appreciated and I will never forget.