Upper Merion Middle School

Tel: (610)205-8802
Grades: 5-8

1,207 students

Upper Merion Middle School serves 1,207 students in grades 5-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is more than the state average of 30%.
Upper Merion Middle School operates within the Upper Merion Area School District.

Overview

The student population of 1207 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 86 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 1,207 students
Upper Merion Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 86 teachers
Upper Merion Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Upper Merion Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 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 14:1 15:1
Upper Merion Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Upper Merion Middle School American Indian (1989-2013)
Asian
14%
3%
Upper Merion Middle School Asian (1988-2013)
Hispanic
7%
9%
Upper Merion Middle School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
11%
16%
Upper Merion Middle School Black (1988-2013)
White
64%
70%
Upper Merion Middle School White (1988-2013)
Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
2%
2%
All Ethnic Groups Upper Merion Middle School Sch Ethnicity Upper Merion 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.
0.56 0.24
Upper Merion 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%
36%
Upper Merion Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2013)
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%
Upper Merion Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,946 students has grown by 7% over five years.
School District Name Upper Merion Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 3,946 1,528
Upper Merion Area   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $71 MM $21 MM
District Spending $68 MM $20 MM
District Revenue / Student $19,482 $12,476
Upper Merion Area   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $18,658 $11,944
Upper Merion 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 Upper Merion High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Agora Cyber Charter School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Candlebrook Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • King Of PrussiaUpper Merion High School
    440 Crossfield Rd
    King Of PrussiaPA 19406
    (610)205-3802
    0 mi | 1129 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • King Of PrussiaCandlebrook Elementary School
    310 Prince Frederick St
    King Of PrussiaPA 19406
    (610)205-3702
    0.3 mi | 403 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • King Of PrussiaCaley Elementary School
    725 Caley Rd
    King Of PrussiaPA 19406
    (610)205-3652
    0.7 mi | 478 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • WayneRoberts Elementary School
    889 Croton Rd
    WaynePA 19087
    (610)205-3752
    1.6 mi | 333 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • BridgeportBridgeport Elementary School
    900 Bush And School Ln
    BridgeportPA 19405
    (610)205-3602
    1.8 mi | 396 students | Gr. KG-4                      

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