Marshall Math Science Academy

  • Marshall Math Science Academy serves 344 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 37% (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 74% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Marshall Math Science Academy's student population of 344 students has grown by 67% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students344 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Marshall Math Science Academy's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Marshall Math Science Academy is 0.56, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. 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#1691 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:115:1
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Asian
9%
4%
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Hispanic
30%
11%
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Black
59%
15%
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White
2%
66%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Marshall Math Science Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.560.27
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Marshall Math Science Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarrisburg City SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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