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State College Area High School is a public school in State College, PA. It has 2,427 students in grades 8-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 175 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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On Academics: We are very fortunate to go to State High. We are receiving a great education, one of the best in the state.

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On Extracurriculars: There are a ton of options regardless of what your interests are. The extra activities really help students make friends and gain good experience.

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On Teachers: There are some bad teachers of course, but most are fine if you are a respectful student.

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On Sports & Fitness: We have good sports teams and a lot of students and faculty attend events, but our facilities are poor.

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On Health & Safety: Our school is very safe, but we live in a very safe area so there isn't a whole lot to worry about.

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State College Area High School is a public school in State College, PA. It has 2,427 students in grades 8-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 175 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

🔖 About the Academics See more in Academics ...

Graduation Rate

94%

Test Performance

92
State College Area High School performed better than 92% of other schools on Pennsylvania math and reading standardized tests.

Average standardized
test results

SAT:
1810

Based on 87 students surveyed
Math
610
Verbal
610
Writing
590
All test result data aggregated from users of colleges.niche.com

🏦 Where Students Go See more in Educational Outcomes ...

Student Polls

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 9 responses

  • 33% The building is falling apart around you
  • 22% Crossing
  • 19% Very cliquey
  • 15% A number of mean or uninterested teachers
  • 11% It floods, inside and out

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 82% Yes
  • 12% Not sure.
  • 6% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 7 responses

  • 45% A lot of opportunities
  • 36% Career related classes
  • 18% Concern for each student's success

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 10 responses

  • 80% The proximity to PSU
  • 20% It is made up of two buildings

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 80% Be prepared for the bigness!
  • 20% Participate in activities which will helpw/friends

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 8 responses

  • 88% It is great and has a lot to offer.
  • 12% It's ok

About the Students More in Student Culture & Diversity ...

Gender Diversity

Male
50.5%
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Female
49.5%
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Racial Diversity

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White
88.0%
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Asian
5.0%
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African American
2.5%
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Hispanic
2.4%
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Multiracial
1.5%
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Native American
0.3%
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Pacific Islander
0.2%