Central Dauphin Middle School

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

709 students

Central Dauphin Middle School serves 709 students in grades 6-9.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Central Dauphin Middle School operates within the Central Dauphin School District.

Overview

The student population of 709 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-9
Total Students 709 students
Central Dauphin Middle School Total Students (2005-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
Central Dauphin Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (2005-2013)
Students by Grade Central Dauphin Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 is more than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Central Dauphin Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (2005-2013)
Asian
5%
3%
Central Dauphin Middle School Asian (2005-2013)
Hispanic
5%
9%
Central Dauphin Middle School Hispanic (2005-2013)
Black
9%
16%
Central Dauphin Middle School Black (2005-2013)
White
77%
70%
Central Dauphin Middle School White (2005-2013)
Two or more races
4%
2%
All Ethnic Groups Central Dauphin Middle School Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.40 0.24
Central Dauphin Middle School Diversity Score (2005-2013)
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.
19%
36%
Central Dauphin Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2013)
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%
5%
Central Dauphin Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 11,071 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 11,071 1,528
Central Dauphin   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $152 MM $21 MM
District Spending $150 MM $20 MM
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: 2013 (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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • HarrisburgPhillips Elementary School
    100 Oakmont Rd
    HarrisburgPA 17109
    (717)657-3203
    0.4 mi | 354 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • HarrisburgCentral Dauphin East Middle School
    628 Rutherford Rd
    HarrisburgPA 17109
    (717)545-4703
    0.9 mi | 667 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • HarrisburgCentral Dauphin East Senior High School
    626 Rutherford Rd
    HarrisburgPA 17109
    (717)541-1662
    0.9 mi | 1351 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • HarrisburgSouth Side Elementary School
    4525 Union Deposit Rd
    HarrisburgPA 17111
    (717)657-3204
    0.9 mi | 554 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • HarrisburgNorth Side Elementary School
    4520 Devonshire Rd
    HarrisburgPA 17109
    (717)657-3201
    1 mi | 531 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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