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Punxsutawney Area HS (leave a review)
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+1 (814) 938-5151

500 N Findley Street

Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania


About Punxsutawney Area HS
8th Grade - 12th Grade

Punxsutawney Area HS is located in the Punxsutawney Area SD district of the state of Pennsylvania. It is one of 8 schools in its district.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from 8th Grade to 12th Grade and has an enrolment of 842 students - compared to other schools in Pennsylvania, this is a relatively large school.

In recent years, the number of teachers has remained static while the pupil population has remained static in a similar timeframe.

An average teaching salary at Punxsutawney Area HS is $56,573, which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of $64,738.

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Punxsutawney Area HS

Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

Program not provided

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Punxsutawney Area HS 842$2,46013$56,5730.06
Punxsutawney Area MS (0.35 miles) 659$3,02711$59,2500.06
Jenks Hill El Sch (0.46 miles) 82$9,8328$39,0910.14
West End El Sch (0.7 miles) 144$4,85411$50,3360.16
Bell Twp El Sch (3.01 miles) 81$5,37812$47,0490.00
Parkview El Sch (3.55 miles) 67$8,0989$43,2580.11

Punxsutawney Area HS

Number of pupils842
Funding per pupil$2,460
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$56,573
Diversity index0.06

Punxsutawney Area MS (0.35 miles)

Number of pupils659
Funding per pupil$3,027
Pupils per teacher11
Average teacher salary$59,250
Diversity index0.06

Jenks Hill El Sch (0.46 miles)

Number of pupils82
Funding per pupil$9,832
Pupils per teacher8
Average teacher salary$39,091
Diversity index0.14

West End El Sch (0.7 miles)

Number of pupils144
Funding per pupil$4,854
Pupils per teacher11
Average teacher salary$50,336
Diversity index0.16

Bell Twp El Sch (3.01 miles)

Number of pupils81
Funding per pupil$5,378
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$47,049
Diversity index0.00

Parkview El Sch (3.55 miles)

Number of pupils67
Funding per pupil$8,098
Pupils per teacher9
Average teacher salary$43,258
Diversity index0.11
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Nearest Schools
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Rankings within Pennsylvania
There are 3,078 schools in Pennsylvania. Please note, schools for which some information is not available are excluded from the rankings for that metric.
423rdlargest school
325thhighest number of FTE teachers
973rdlowest pupil-teacher ratio
2077thhighest average teaching salary
1443rdhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
667thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
2664thhighest diversity index
2488thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

8th Grade: 5 hours

9th Grade - 12th Grade: 5.5 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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