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).
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Definition of Terms 2012-2013 School Year Data
State Level (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(11-12)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(11-12)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2012-2013 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education
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