Altoona Area High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
Bronze
College Readiness Index
12.9
Math Proficiency
3.0
Reading Proficiency
3.0
Student/Teacher Ratio
15:1
  • 07–12 Grades
  • 1,662 Students
  • 111 Teachers

Altoona Area High School
1415 6TH AVE
ALTOONA, PA 16602

Phone: (814) 940-6986

District: Altoona Area School District

Overview

At Altoona Area High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Altoona Area High School is 18 percent. The student body makeup is 51 percent male and 49 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 7 percent. Altoona Area High School is the only high school in the Altoona Area School District.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Bronze

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,662
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 7%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 51%
Full-Time Teachers 111

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 74%
Proficient in Math 68%
College Readiness Index 12.9

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 07 – 12
Setting Small City
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 1
Total Students 1,662
Proficient in Reading (district average) 74%
Proficient in Math (district average) 68%
College Readiness (district average) 12.9

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