SHAMOKIN AREA HIGH SCHOOL

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2000 W STATE ST
COAL TOWNSHIP, PA 17866
School Information
  • School Rating: 2
  • Educational Climate: Low
  • Technology Measure: High
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • District: Shamokin Area School District
  • Students/Teacher: 18:1
  • Students/Grade: 271.3
  • Number Students: 1085
  • Number Teachers: 41
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 3622
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Mr Chris Venna
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
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  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (2013 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (45 Reviews)
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    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2017-03-01
    "Shamokin Area High School is unique. The students and faculty are from all walks of life. We have a French teacher from Africa, histories who have formed a rock band called Ninth Period, and a music department that's small but mighty."
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    Posted 2016-11-01
    "The teachers were all different of course. But most of the teachers were honestly there to recieve a paycheck and go home. Mr G our math teacher was the man. If it hadnt been for him i may not have ever graduated. He pushed me even when i was having a bad day."
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    Posted 2016-10-01
    "Honestly, it's not a bad school. The area makes it bad. The poverty in our town is terrible. You can tell in school. Those who are poor usually don't care about their grades or performance in school. It's very sad. But the school itself is great. It's clean and not dirty like people say."
    Topic: Teachers | Rating:
    Posted 2016-10-01
    "I have had great teachers all 4 years, but I'm very aware of the teachers that aren't so great. There are only a few great ones, most are below average."
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2016-01-01
    "I personally have had a pretty good high school experience. I was a football player and even though the outcome of our team wasn't the best, I always had good seasons. Our area is big on football so many teachers would have conversation with me over football. The only reason I would choose another high school if there was opportunity to do so would be to play on a winning football team. Other than that, I like our school, we have a nice set up and I'm proud to be an Indian!!"
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