State College Area High School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#1,046
College Readiness Index
32.0
Math Proficiency
3.2
Reading Proficiency
3.4
Student/Teacher Ratio
12:1
  • 08–12 Grades
  • 2,459 Students
  • 203 Teachers

State College Area High School
653 WESTERLY PARKWAY
STATE COLLEGE, PA 16801

Phone: (814) 231-1111

District: State College Area School District

Overview

State College Area High School is ranked 32nd within Pennsylvania. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at State College Area High School is 34 percent. The student body makeup is 51 percent male and 49 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 12 percent. State College Area High School is the only high school in the State College Area School District.

Rankings / Awards

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

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#1046
State Rank
#32

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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 2,459
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 12%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 12%
Full-Time Teachers 203

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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 83%
Proficient in Math 80%
College Readiness Index 32.0

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 08 – 12
Setting Small City
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

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 2,459
Proficient in Reading (district average) 83%
Proficient in Math (district average) 80%
College Readiness (district average) 32.0

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