United Junior-Senior High School

10780 Route 56 East, Armagh, PA 15920
(814) 446-5615
7

(out of 10)

Public Grades 7-12 & ungraded 528 students 12 students/teacher (PA avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

79%
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76%

Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA)

In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2012
  • United School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

77%
76%
76%
89%
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80%
73%
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73%

Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA)

In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2012
  • United School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

70%
69%
60%
77%
76%
68%
54%
53%
42%
92%
90%
83%

Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA)

In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2012
  • United School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

United Junior-Senior High School is a public high school in East Wheatfield Township. The principal of United Junior-Senior High School is Mr Lewis Kindja. 528 children attend United Junior-Senior High School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Black, non-Hispanic. 37% of the 528 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at United Junior-Senior High School is 12:1. Laurel Valley Middle School/High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 99% 99%
Multiracial 0.6% 1%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.2% 0%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 0%
Asian 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 37% 35%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (7 years ago)

    I think our school is a wonderful learning environment with a very dedicated administration teaching staff and faculty! Especially our principles who have been organizing a walk from Myersdale to Washington DC to raise awareness on the energy problem. We are very lucky to have such a wonderful learning environment! Thanks for such an amazing time you guys are awesome! United Junior/Senior High School is the best!

  • (9 years ago)

    I feel United strives to make children come first. As a school board member and a parent I see an ongoing commitment to raise the bar for students encourgaing them to work hard and succeed Safey is foremost at our schools. Excellent principals. They are dedicated and compasionate. They seem to make decisions they feel are right for the students.

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