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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
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Administration
    grade A minus
  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 2,370 students in grades 8-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. According to state test scores, 80% 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
80%
Average Graduation Rate
93%
Average SAT
1270
775 responses
Average ACT
30
79 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
$38,076
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,083
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$332,100
National
$229,800

Culture & Safety

Poll
94%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 50 responses
Poll
82%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 50 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 197 responses
  • State high football games
    22%
  • 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
2,370
Free or Reduced Lunch
18%
95%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 60 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 60 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 60 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$88,486
Teachers in First/Second Year
8%
65%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 84 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 84 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 84 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. 89 responses
54%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 89 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 89 responses

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