A-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Diversity
    C
  3. Teachers
    B+
  4. College Prep
    B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A-
  6. Health & Safety
    A
  7. Administration
    B
  8. Sports
    A-
  9. Food
    B+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B+
Nazareth Area High School is a highly rated, public school located in Nazareth, PA. It has 1,553 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 76% of students are at least proficient in math and 84% in reading.
Address
501 East Center Street
Nazareth, PA 18064
Telephone
(610) 759-1730
Website

Nazareth Area High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
84%
Percent Proficient - Math
76%
Average Graduation Rate
97%
Average SAT
1170
221 responses
Average ACT
26
42 responses
AP Enrollment
20%
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Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.24 responses
Poll
83%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.24 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 58 responses
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  • Football games, prom
    24%
  • Prom
    14%
  • Football and Homecoming
    12%
  • Pep rally
    10%
  • Football games
    10%
  • Special Olympics
    9%
  • The school play in the spring
    9%

Students

Diversity
C
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,553
Free or Reduced Lunch
14%
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.25 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.25 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.25 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
Teachers in First/Second Year
9.3%
69%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.39 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.39 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.39 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$14,448/ year
National
$12,239
91%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.43 responses
58%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.43 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.43 responses
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I love Nazareth Area High School! The school makes you feel so welcomed there. The staff is very nice and makes learning in the classroom very fun! They are very easy to talk to, and the teachers there love to form connections with their students. In addition, Nazareth's academics are top notch! Nazareth Area High School's School Performance Profile Report Card Score for the 2015-2016 school year was 98.8% which is outstanding. Additionally, the school environment feels safe and secure. Ultimately, Nazareth Area High School is an amazing school to attend!
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The teachers in Nazareth Area High School are very accepting and kind. They care about each and every student and learn their own needs. Most schools focus on just academics and often bore each student. However, Nazareth is a fun school full of lots of extracurricular activities and sports. They support all activities from cheerleading to chess club to football. They recognize every student whether they are involved or not. They have an extremely high no-bullying policy and are allowing for everyone's differences. They realize what makes each student unique in a good way. Our academic scores are incredible and each student cares about their future because of the ideas that they give us about how we can all be successful someday if we try our hardest.
My overall experience at Nazareth Area High School these past 4 years has been a real treat. Beginning as a freshman, I was extremely nervous and anxious of how I was going to survive high school. However, the students and staff have helped me transition into this new high school life. I've met so many more people and made more friends. The teachers gave fascinating lessons and helped prepare my readiness into college. The school offered many sports and clubs that there was never a moment of dullness. Now that I'm a senior now, I can look back and see how much I've grown from a puny freshman to a more matured senior, revving up for college.