Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School in Hollidaysburg, PA - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    10-12
  • Students
    814
  • Type
    Public, Coed
  • Reviews
    228 3.6
  • Ranking

Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School is a public coed school in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania. It has 814 students in grades 10-12. According to state standards, 77% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 228 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

1510 North Montgomery St
Hollidaysburg, PA 16648
(814) 695-4416

Ratings and Reviews
3.6 from 228 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 4
    Academics: There are many options available for students regarding topics interesting to them. The workload is fairly average with most of the teachers. However, a few teachers like to give a lot more homework than most.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Student Culture & Diversity: There is a lot of diversity at this school and is welcomed with opened arms.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Health & Safety: Safety precautions are taken here, but we could definitely use more than two security guards.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Extracurriculars: There are countless extra curricular activities at this school that cover all fields of interest, including: sports, arts, drama, music, academics, etc.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Overall Experience: My overall experience here was a good one. The teachers and staff are friendly, and the students seem to be more accepting of others than what is usually expected in such an environment.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
3.66 Charles W. Longer Elementary School Public, Coed
3.66 Hollidaysburg Area Junior High School Public, Coed
Hollidaysburg Catholic School Private, Religious, Coed
Penn Mont Academy Private, Montessori, Coed
St. John the Evangelist School Private, Religious, Coed
St. Rose of Lima School Private, Religious, Coed
3.66 Frankstown Elementary School Public, Coed
3.00 Pleasant Valley Elementary School Public, Coed
3.00 Baker Elementary School Public, Coed
3.66 Foot of Ten Elementary School Public, Coed
3.00 Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School Private, Religious, Coed
St. Patrick School Private, Religious, Coed
William P. Kimmel Alternative School Public, Alternative, Coed
3.00 Mowrie A. Ebner Elementary School Public, Coed
2.33 Blair County Christian School Private, Religious, Coed
Altoona Central Catholic School Private, Religious, Coed
3.00 Altoona Area High School Public, Coed
3.00 Altoona Area Junior High School Public, Coed
Penn-Lincoln Elementary School Public, Coed
2.66 Great Commission Schools Private, Religious, Coed
Northwestern Human Services Autism School Private, Special Education, Coed
Faith Tabernacle School Private, Religious, Coed
3.00 Irving Elementary School Public, Coed
3.00 Juniata Gap Elementary School Public, Coed
3.00 Logan Elementary School Public, Coed
3.33 Juniata Elementary School Public, Coed
3.00 Spring Cove Elementary School Public, Coed
3.00 Spring Cove Middle School Public, Coed
Piney Creek Parochial School Private, Religious, Coed
2.66 Central High School Public, Coed
3.00 Penn Cambria Middle School Public, Coed
3.00 Penn Cambria Pre-Primary School Public, Coed
3.00 Penn Cambria High School Public, Coed
All Saints Catholic School Private, Religious, Coed

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
2.66 Central High School 10 mi. 525
3.33 Claysburg-Kimmel High School 11 mi. 415
3.00 Penn Cambria High School 10 mi. 521
3.33 Northern Bedford County Middle School 18 mi. 541
2.66 Tyrone Area High School 18 mi. 516

Around Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Female 52%
Male 47%

Student Diversity

Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School United States Pennsylvania Central High School Claysburg-Kimmel High School Northern Bedford County Middle School Penn Cambria High School Tyrone Area High School
White 96.0% 51.0% 71.2% 97.0% 98.0% 97.0% 99.0% 97.0%
Asian 1.0% 4.8% 3.5% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0.2% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 25.0% 9.2% 0% 0% 1.0% 0% 0%
African American 0% 15.0% 13.3% 1.0% 1.0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2.8% 2.7% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 10 32.9%
Grade 11 30.1%
Grade 12 37.0%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 29 responses

  • 69% Yes
  • 28% Not sure.
  • 3% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 24 responses

  • 25% Students
  • 22% Individualized attention from teachers
  • 20% Music/drama program
  • 15% Variety of extracurricular activities
  • 8% Art program
  • 5% Homecoming
  • 5% Orchestra

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 37% Taking a swimming course
  • 26% Its the air conditioning.
  • 16% The administration
  • 16% It is always freezing
  • 5% The dress code

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 21 responses

  • 29% Music depatment is recognized nationally
  • 29% Student section at sporting events
  • 19% We have a great balance of the arts and athletics.
  • 14% The sports teams. we are passionate.
  • 5% Giving back to the community
  • 5% Nothing I know of.

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 23 responses

  • 65% Golden tiger pride.
  • 13% Relaxed, yet safe and secure
  • 13% Close-knit community
  • 9% He make the calls and protects the halls.

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 57% Don't be afraid to ask questions
  • 36% You will have to take a swimming course
  • 7% Open-mindedness will maximize your experience

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 19 responses

  • 16% I love everything about this school.
  • 63% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 21% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.