Clearfield Area School District - Academic Achievement - High School

High School

Clearfield Area HIgh School is located at 2831 Washington Avenue, Clearfield. In 2010, the school has 891 pupils enrolled in grades 9th through 12th, with 390 qualified for a federal free or reduce priced lunch due to family poverty. The school employed 64 teachers yielding a student teacher ratio of 13:1. In 2011, Clearfield Area High School declined to Corrective Action II 1st Year status due to chronic low student academic achievement and a failure to meet the state's minimum graduation rate. In 2010, Clearfield Area High School declined to Corrective Action I due to continuing low student academic achievement. In 2009, the high school was in Making Progress: in School Improvement II. The high school administration was required to develop a School Improvement Plan that focused on raising student achievement. The administration was required to submit to the Pennsylvania Department of Education for approval.

PSSA Results: 11th Grade Reading

  • 2011 - 61% on grade level, (21% below basic). State - 69.1% of 11th graders are on grade level.
  • 2010 - 64% (20% below basic). State - 66%.
  • 2009 - 65% (16% below basic). State - 65%
  • 2008 - 59% (21% below basic). State - 65%
  • 2007 - 61% (21% below basic). State - 65%
11th Grade Math:
  • 2011 - 54% on grade level (26% below basic). In Pennsylvania, 60.3% of 11th graders are on grade level.
  • 2010 - 49% (24% below basic). State - 59%
  • 2009 - 55% (23% below basic), State - 56%
  • 2008 - 48%, State - 56%
  • 2007 - 47%, State - 53%
11th Grade Science:
  • 2011 - 35% on grade level (17% below basic). State - 40% of 11th graders were on grade level.
  • 2010 - 39% (19% below basic). State - 40%
  • 2009 - 32%, State - 40%
  • 2008 - 31%, State - 39%

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