Chambersburg Area Ms - South

  • Chambersburg Area Ms - South serves 1,065 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 34% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 58% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Chambersburg Area Ms - South's student population of 1,065 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 66 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,065 students
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Total Classroom Teachers66 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Chambersburg Area Ms - South's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Chambersburg Area Ms - South is 0.54, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#2022 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Chambersburg Area Ms - South and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Chambersburg Area Ms - South and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
23%
11%
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Black
10%
15%
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White
63%
66%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Chambersburg Area Ms - South.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.540.26
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Chambersburg Area Ms - South and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChambersburg Area SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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