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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 204 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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On Teachers: Of the teachers I've had most are great, but there are the few who should care more about the students and their jobs.

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On Administration & Policies: Much of the violations are overlooked, ignored or missed.

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On Educational Outcomes: It's probably average, it mostly depends on the students drive for what he/she wants.

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On Sports & Fitness: They have sports for every student, from football and soccer to quitage.

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On Academics: the school offers plenty of different learning options, ones to match each child's different needs.

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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 204 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:
1800

Based on 93 students surveyed
Math
610
Verbal
610
Writing
580

ACT:
29

Based on 7 students surveyed
Math
30
English
27
Reading
30
Science
30
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 11 responses

  • 31% The building is falling apart around you
  • 21% Very cliquey
  • 21% Crossing
  • 14% A number of mean or uninterested teachers
  • 10% It floods, inside and out
  • 3% Lack of air conditioning

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 41% A lot of opportunities
  • 41% Career related classes
  • 12% Concern for each student's success
  • 6% Clubs

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 13 responses

  • 69% Be prepared for the bigness!
  • 23% Participate in activities which will helpw/friends
  • 8% Use as many free courses as possible

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 20 responses

  • 75% Yes
  • 20% Not sure.
  • 5% No

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 90% It is great and has a lot to offer.
  • 10% It's ok

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 13 responses

  • 77% The proximity to PSU
  • 23% It is made up of two buildings

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%