C
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C
  2. Diversity
    C
  3. Teachers
    C-
  4. College Prep
    C
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B-
  6. Health & Safety
    B
  7. Administration
    C
  8. Sports
    B+
  9. Food
    C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B-
Address
15 Academy Lane Route 61
Ashland, PA 17921
Telephone
(570) 874-0495
Website

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
57%
Percent Proficient - Math
37%
Average Graduation Rate
82%
Average SAT
1090
56 responses
Average ACT
25
5 responses
AP Enrollment
14%
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Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
88%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.8 responses
Poll
63%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.8 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 40 responses
Report
  • Football games
    23%
  • Theater productions
    23%
  • Teachers that go above and beyond
    18%
  • Homecoming spirit week
    15%
  • Basketball, and track events
    8%
  • Window painting
    8%
  • Homecoming
    3%

Students

Diversity
C
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
855
Free or Reduced Lunch
42%
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.12 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.12 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.12 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
Teachers in First/Second Year
15.5%
60%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.15 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.15 responses
60%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.15 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$13,070/ year
National
$12,239
82%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.11 responses
45%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.11 responses
55%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.11 responses
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North Schuylkill isn't exactly the worst or the best, however the teachers are HORRIBLE WITH TEACHERS, there is no room in the hall ways and maintenance is not even commendable, they treat you like garbage, Gorge the janitor is the only true friend you can have in this school. No one has respect for the teachers and interrupt classes to flirt with the girls. Girls are all very "catty" and stupid. I never met a rich stupid person in my life until this new kid came here.
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There are many clubs and activities offer here. The students really enjoy participating and seem to be very dedicated to the clubs they choose. Some of the most popular clubs and activities are Chorus, Band, Play, SADD, and TAT. The clubs are very well run by faculty in the school and help from the parents. Also students are even allowed to input their own clubs by the approval of the principal and a few other stipulations.
Some classes offered in this school are wonderful for students looking to go into higher education after high school. There are some classes that seem to be just fun instead of actually being productive, but there are a good mix. Overall the classes offered are from a wide variety, and are not hard to get into as long as you meet the prerequisites, which your guidance counselor will help you with that.