Central Dauphin Middle School

Tel: (717)540-4606
Grades: 6-9

702 students

Central Dauphin Middle School serves 702 students in grades 6-9.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Central Dauphin Middle School operates within the Central Dauphin School District.

Overview

The student population of 702 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-9
Total Students 702 students
Central Dauphin Middle School Total Students (2005-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
Central Dauphin Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (2005-2012)
Students by Grade Central Dauphin Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.38 is less than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Central Dauphin Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (2005-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
3%
Central Dauphin Middle School Asian (2005-2012)
Hispanic
3%
8%
Central Dauphin Middle School Hispanic (2005-2012)
Black
8%
16%
Central Dauphin Middle School Black (2005-2012)
White
78%
71%
Central Dauphin Middle School White (2005-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.38 0.47
Central Dauphin Middle School Diversity Score (2005-2012)
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.
12%
34%
Central Dauphin Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2012)
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.
5%
6%
Central Dauphin Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,869 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Central Dauphin School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
3
Number of Students Managed 10,869 1,559
District Total Revenue $152 MM $21 MM
Central Dauphin   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $150 MM $20 MM
Central Dauphin   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,128 $12,476
Central Dauphin   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,865 $11,944
Central Dauphin   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Central Dauphin East Senior High School (0.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Central Dauphin East Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Phillips Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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