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Fox Chapel Area High School
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  • Public
  • PITTSBURGH, PA

Report Card

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

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Fox Chapel Area High School is a top rated, public school located in PITTSBURGH, PA. It has 1,333 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. According to state test scores, 89% of students are at least proficient in math and 90% in reading.

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Fox Chapel Area High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
90%
Percent Proficient - Math
89%
Average Graduation Rate
96%
Average SAT
1290
689 responses
Average ACT
29
135 responses
AP Enrollment
30%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade A
Median Household Income
$96,926
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,484
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$257,800
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
86%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 28 responses
Poll
75%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 28 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 40 responses
  • Student section at sporting events
    35%
  • Charity telethon
    18%
  • Both of the above
    15%
  • School Dances
    13%
  • Spirit Weeks
    13%
  • Performing arts events
    5%
  • Homecoming
    3%

Students

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,333
Free or Reduced Lunch
20%
97%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 32 responses
66%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 32 responses
94%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 32 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
13:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$95,483
Teachers in First/Second Year
0.9%
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 45 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 45 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 45 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$24,759 / year
National
$12,239
96%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 49 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 49 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 49 responses

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