Wilson Southern Middle School

Tel: (610)670-0180
Grades: 6-8

637 students

Wilson Southern Middle School serves 637 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Wilson Southern Middle School operates within the Wilson School District.

Overview

The student population of 637 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 637 students
Wilson Southern Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 51 teachers
Wilson Southern Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Wilson Southern Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more 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 13:1 14:1
Wilson Southern Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
3%
Wilson Southern Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
13%
8%
Wilson Southern Middle School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
12%
16%
Wilson Southern Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
68%
71%
Wilson Southern Middle School White (1988-2012)
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.
0.51 0.23
Wilson Southern Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
19%
34%
Wilson Southern 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.
6%
6%
Wilson Southern Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,035 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Wilson School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
3
Number of Students Managed 6,035 1,682
Wilson    School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $78 MM $21 MM
Wilson    School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $86 MM $20 MM
Wilson    School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,604 $12,476
Wilson    School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,926 $11,944
Wilson    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 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 Students Grades
  • Sinking SpringCornwall Terrace Elementary School
    3100 Iroquois Ave
    Sinking SpringPA 19608
    (610)670-0180
    0 mi | 545 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • West LawnWilson High School
    2601 Grandview Blvd
    West LawnPA 19609
    (610)670-0180
    0.8 mi | 1864 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Sinking SpringWilson West Middle School
    450 Faust Rd
    Sinking SpringPA 19608
    (610)670-0180
    0.8 mi | 752 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • West LawnWhitfield Elementary School
    2700 Van Reed Rd
    West LawnPA 19609
    (610)670-0180
    0.9 mi | 604 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • West LawnWest Wyomissing Elementary School
    2173 Garfield Ave
    West LawnPA 19609
    (610)670-0180
    1.1 mi | 193 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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Berks 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 0.26, which is higher than the Pennsylvania average of 0.23. The most diverse school district in Berks County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.