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Halifax Area High School
  • Public
  • HALIFAX, PA

Report Card

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

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Halifax Area High School is a public school located in HALIFAX, PA. It has 256 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 10 to 1. According to state test scores, 72% of students are at least proficient in math and 77% in reading.

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3940 PETERS MOUNTAIN RD
HALIFAX, PA 17032
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
77%
Percent Proficient - Math
72%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1100
57 responses
Average ACT
No data available  
AP Enrollment
8%

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Living in the Area

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade C+
Median Household Income
$53,995
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$727
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$168,800
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
50%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 4 responses
Poll
50%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 4 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 11 responses
  • Field Day
    27%
  • Relay for Life was my favorite tradition!
    27%
  • Mini-Thon
    18%
  • Prom
    18%
  • Dances
    9%

Students

Diversity
grade C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
256
Free or Reduced Lunch
28%
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 7 responses
57%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 7 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 7 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
10:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$64,811
Teachers in First/Second Year
7.5%
50%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 8 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 8 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 8 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$22,435 / year
National
$12,239
86%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 7 responses
43%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 7 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 7 responses

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