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State College Area High School
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  • Public
  • STATE COLLEGE, PA

Report Card

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

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State College Area High School is a top rated, public school located in STATE COLLEGE, PA. It has 2,436 students in grades 8-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. According to state test scores, 90% of students are at least proficient in math and 85% in reading.

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State College Area High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
85%
Percent Proficient - Math
90%
Average Graduation Rate
96%
Average SAT
1290
704 responses
Average ACT
30
66 responses
AP Enrollment
23%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$43,459
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,181
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$382,500
National
$281,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
95%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 55 responses
Poll
82%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 55 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 205 responses
  • State high football games
    21%
  • Prom & All Night Party
    17%
  • Homecoming
    15%
  • Senior Week
    11%
  • They stopped doing senior run :(
    7%
  • Renaissance Fair
    6%
  • Senior Run
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,436
Free or Reduced Lunch
17%
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 65 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 65 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 65 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$88,486
Teachers in First/Second Year
8%
66%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 89 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 89 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 89 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$27,774 / year
National
$12,239
93%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 94 responses
55%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 94 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 94 responses

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