Wilson Southern Middle School

Grades: 6-8

670 students

Wilson Southern Middle School serves 670 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Wilson Southern Middle School operates within the Wilson School District.

Overview

The student population of 670 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 670 students
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
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 0.44 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
Asian
4%
3%
Hispanic
14%
9%
Black
9%
16%
White
73%
70%
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.
0.44 0.24
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.
18%
36%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,077 students has grown by 22% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $13,604 is higher than the state average of $12,476. The district revenue/student has grown by 24% over four years.
The district spending/student of $14,926 is higher than the state average of $11,944. The district spending/student has grown by 24% over four years.
School District Name Wilson School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
3
Number of Students Managed 7,077 1,528
District Total Revenue $78 MM $21 MM
District Spending $86 MM $20 MM
District Revenue / Student $13,604 $12,476
District Spending / Student $14,926 $11,944
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 Wilson High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wilson West Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cornwall Terrace Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ReadingCornwall Terrace Elementary School
    3100 Iroquois Ave
    ReadingPA 19608
    (610)670-0180
    0 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 512 students                      
  • ReadingWilson High School
    2601 Grandview Blvd
    ReadingPA 19609
    (610)670-0180
    0.8 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1845 students                      
  • ReadingWilson West Middle School
    450 Faust Rd
    ReadingPA 19608
    (610)670-0180
    0.8 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 720 students                      
  • ReadingWhitfield Elementary School
    2700 Van Reed Rd
    ReadingPA 19609
    (610)670-0180
    0.9 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 507 students                      
  • ReadingWest Wyomissing Elementary School
    2173 Garfield Ave
    ReadingPA 19609
    (610)670-0180
    1.1 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 193 students                      

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