Chestnut Ridge Middle School

  • Chestnut Ridge Middle School serves 538 students in grades 3-7.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Chestnut Ridge Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Chestnut Ridge Middle School's student population of 538 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-7
Total Students538 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Chestnut Ridge Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,820 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Chestnut Ridge Middle School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#1763 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
3%
11%
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Black
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15%
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White
94%
66%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.120.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChestnut Ridge School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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