Penn Cambria Middle School

Penn Cambria Middle School serves 542 students in grades 5 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 31%.
Penn Cambria Middle School operates within the Penn Cambria School District.

School Overview

The student population of 542 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 542 students
Penn Cambria Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Penn Cambria Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Penn Cambria Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Penn Cambria Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.02 is less than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Penn Cambria Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.02 0.50
Penn Cambria Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
27%
38%
Penn Cambria Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
11%
5%
Penn Cambria Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Penn Cambria School District's student population of 1,775 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $13,046 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Penn Cambria School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 1,775 1,488
Penn Cambria   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $23 MM n/a
Penn Cambria   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $20 MM n/a
Penn Cambria   School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $13,046 n/a
Penn Cambria   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,508 n/a
Penn Cambria   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Cresson Secure Treatment Unit High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Altoona Area Junior High School (8.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Penn Cambria Pre-primary Elementary School (1.8 miles away)
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