Penn Cambria Middle School

401 Division St,

Gallitzin, PA, 16641-1430

Tel: (814)886-4181
Grades: 5-8

499 students

Penn Cambria Middle School serves 499 students in grades 5-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Penn Cambria Middle School operates within the Penn Cambria School District.

Overview

The student population of 499 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 499 students
Penn Cambria Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Penn Cambria Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Penn Cambria Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 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 15:1 14:1
Penn Cambria Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
n/a
8%
Penn Cambria Middle School Hispanic (2011-2012)
Black
n/a
16%
Penn Cambria Middle School Black (1995-2012)
White
98%
71%
Penn Cambria Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Penn Cambria Middle School Sch Ethnicity Penn Cambria Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.04 0.47
Penn Cambria Middle School Diversity Score (1994-2012)
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.
25%
34%
Penn Cambria Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2012)
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.
12%
6%
Penn Cambria Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,741 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Penn Cambria School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 1,741 1,559
Penn Cambria   School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $23 MM $21 MM
Penn Cambria   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $20 MM $20 MM
Penn Cambria   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,617 $12,476
Penn Cambria   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,251 $11,944
Penn Cambria   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 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 Primary School (4.7 miles away)
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