Wind Gap Middle School

Wind Gap Middle School serves 659 students in grades 4-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Wind Gap Middle School operates within the Pen Argyl Area School District.

Overview

The student population of 659 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 4-8
Total Students 659 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Students by Grade Wind Gap Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.11 is less than the state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Hispanic
1%
8%
White
94%
71%
All Ethnic Groups Wind Gap Middle School Sch Ethnicity Wind Gap 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.
0.11 0.23
Wind Gap Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
24%
34%
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.
6%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,774 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
School District Name Pen Argyl Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,774 1,682
Pen Argyl Area   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $24 MM $21 MM
Pen Argyl Area   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $22 MM $20 MM
Pen Argyl Area   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,802 $12,476
Pen Argyl Area   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,488 $11,944
Pen Argyl Area   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 Pen Argyl Area High School (3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Nazareth Area Middle School (6.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Plainfield Elementary School (3.4 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Pen ArgylPen Argyl Area High School
    501 West Laurel Ave
    Pen ArgylPA 18072
    (610)863-1293
    3 mi | 598 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • NazarethPlainfield Elementary School
    539 School Rd
    NazarethPA 18064
    (610)746-4436
    3.4 mi | 517 students | Gr. KG-3                      
  • BangorWashington Elementary School
    381 Washington Blvd
    BangorPA 18013
    (610)599-7014
    3.7 mi | 541 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • NazarethBushkill Elementary School
    960 Bushkill Center Rd
    NazarethPA 18064
    (610)759-1118
    3.8 mi | 352 students | Gr. KG-3                      
  • EastonCareer Institute Of Technology High School
    Vocational School
    5335 Kesslersville Rd
    EastonPA 18040
    (610)258-2857
    Vocational School

    5.7 mi | n/a students | Gr. 10-12                      

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Did You Know?
Northampton County, PA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.37, which is higher than the Pennsylvania average of 0.23. The most diverse school district in Northampton County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.