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Parkland High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
2700 N Cedar Crest Blvd
Allentown, PA 18104
Phone
(610) 351-5600
District
PARKLAND SD
County
LEHIGH COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
3187
Classroom Teachers
183

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

9

(10 is best)

Better than 83.7% of PA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

Parkland High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

100 80 60 40 20 0
83%
66%
86%
70%
80%
62%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

20 17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
17
15
14
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 806 25.3%
Grade 10 793 24.9%
Grade 11 787 24.7%
Grade 12 801 25.1%
Total 3187 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 65.9% 64.0% 66.0%
Black 5.1% 5.1% 15.6%
Hispanic 15.6% 17.1% 13.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 13.4% 13.6% 4.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.2% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 20.6% 25.2% 51.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 18.2% 22.8% 48.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.4% 2.4% 2.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 64,099 13,002,700
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 897.2 289
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.2% 5.5%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.5% 17.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 28.6% 31.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 28.3% 27.0%
65 OR OLDER 18.4% 18.3%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 24,699 5,106,601
Single Parent Households With Children 7.7% 9.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 94.7% 91.0%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 46.3% 32.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 23.6% 13.8%
$100,000 - $149,999 20.2% 15.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.0% 13.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.7% 17.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 13.1% 16.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 7.9% 13.3%
$15,000 or less 3.5% 9.8%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,357 $98,463,999 51.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $909 $8,641,863 4.5%
Staff $540 $5,133,780 2.7%
General Administration $208 $1,977,456 1.0%
School Administration $667 $6,341,169 3.3%
Operation $1,507 $14,327,049 7.4%
Transportation $814 $7,738,698 4.0%
Other $538 $5,114,766 2.6%
Total Support $5,183 $49,274,781 25.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,770 $45,348,390 23.5%
Total Expenditures $20,310 $193,087,170 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,717 $16,461,975,392 47.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $866 $1,466,830,267 4.3%
Staff $546 $925,011,977 2.7%
General Administration $419 $710,226,672 2.1%
School Administration $763 $1,292,333,985 3.8%
Operation $1,535 $2,601,211,226 7.6%
Transportation $714 $1,210,107,580 3.5%
Other $560 $949,241,331 2.8%
Total Support $5,404 $9,154,928,886 26.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $5,198 $8,806,215,159 25.6%
Total Expenditures $20,320 $34,423,045,702 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,549 $372,153,103,143 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $792 $39,020,154,935 5.2%
Staff $618 $30,487,652,661 4.1%
General Administration $258 $12,720,931,842 1.7%
School Administration $730 $35,978,592,512 4.8%
Operation $1,169 $57,607,988,317 7.7%
Transportation $527 $26,002,463,553 3.5%
Other $459 $22,633,739,814 3.0%
Total Support $4,553 $224,451,138,461 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,074 $151,519,765,183 20.3%
Total Expenditures $15,176 $748,124,887,521 100.0%