Upper Merion Middle School

Upper Merion Middle School serves 1,209 students in grades 5 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is more than the state average of 31%.
Upper Merion Middle School operates within the Upper Merion Area School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1209 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 89 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 1,209 students
Upper Merion Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Upper Merion Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 89 teachers
Upper Merion Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Upper Merion Middle School Student 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 0.60 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 (1988-2014)
Asian
15%
3%
Upper Merion Middle School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
10%
9%
Upper Merion Middle School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
11%
15%
Upper Merion Middle School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
60%
69%
Upper Merion Middle School White Students (1989-2013)
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Upper Merion Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Upper Merion Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.60 0.24
Upper Merion Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
27%
38%
Upper Merion Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
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%
5%
Upper Merion Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Upper Merion Area School District's student population of 4,005 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The revenue/student of $19,352 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $18,532 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name Upper Merion Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 4,005 1,514
Upper Merion Area   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $73 MM $21 MM
Upper Merion Area   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $70 MM $20 MM
Upper Merion Area   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $19,352 $12,967
Upper Merion Area   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $18,532 $12,300
Upper Merion Area   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Upper Merion High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Agora Cyber Charter School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Candlebrook Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • King Of PrussiaUpper Merion High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1123 students
    0 miles
    440 Crossfield Rd
    King Of PrussiaPA 19406
    (610)205-3802
    09-121123
  • King Of PrussiaCandlebrook Elementary School
    Grades: KG-4 | 415 students
    0.3 miles
    310 Prince Frederick St
    King Of PrussiaPA 19406
    (610)205-3702
    0.3KG-4415
  • King Of PrussiaCaley Elementary School
    Grades: KG-4 | 430 students
    0.7 miles
    725 Caley Rd
    King Of PrussiaPA 19406
    (610)205-3652
    0.7KG-4430
  • WayneRoberts Elementary School
    Grades: KG-4 | 353 students
    1.6 miles
    889 Croton Rd
    WaynePA 19087
    (610)205-3752
    1.6KG-4353
  • King Of PrussiaAgora Cyber Charter SchoolCharter School
    9171 students
    1.7 miles
    590 North Gulph Road
    King Of PrussiaPA 19406
    (844)402-4672
    1.7n/a9171

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