Edgar Fahs Smith Middle School (Closed 2013)

Edgar Fahs Smith Middle School served 642 students in grades 5-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 47% (which was lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 74%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 37% (which was lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 71%) for the 2011-12 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 was lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment was 81% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which was higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
642 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2012-2013 School Year Data
This School
State Level (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(11-12)
47%
74%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(11-12)
37%
71%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
39%
13%
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Black
40%
15%
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White
19%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.66
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Edgar Fahs Smith Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2012-2013 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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