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 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students642 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2012-2013 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(11-12)
47%
74%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(11-12)
37%
71%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Edgar Fahs Smith Middle School 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 2011-12 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
39%
11%
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Black
40%
15%
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White
19%
66%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Edgar Fahs Smith Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score
0.660.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Edgar Fahs Smith Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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 Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameYork City School District
Source: 2012-2013 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Edgar Fahs Smith Middle School is West York Area High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Edgar Fahs Smith Steam Academy (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • York Edgar Fahs Smith Steam Academy Math: 22% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-8 | 275 students
    0.0 miles
    701 Texas Ave
    York, PA 17404
    (717) 849-1240
    0 3-8 275
  • York West York Area Middle School Math: 32% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 742 students
    0.7 miles
    1700 Bannister St
    York, PA 17404
    (717) 845-1671
    0.7 6-8 742
  • York Devers School Math: 9% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 638 students
    0.8 miles
    801 Chanceford Ave
    York, PA 17404
    (717) 849-1210
    0.8 PK-8 638
  • York Ferguson School Math: 8% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 654 students
    0.8 miles
    525 N Newberry St
    York, PA 17404
    (717) 849-1344
    0.8 PK-8 654
  • York Lincoln Charter School Charter School
    Math: 15% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 670 students
    0.8 miles
    559 W King Street
    York, PA 17401
    (717) 699-1573
    0.8 K-5 670
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