Mid Valley Secondary Center

52 Underwood Rd
Scranton, PA 18512
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 853 students in grades 7-12, Mid Valley Secondary Center ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 55%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 37% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 853 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • : 85-89% (Btm 50% in PA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • : 53% (Btm 50%)
  • : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Mid Valley Secondary Center's student population of 853 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
853 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
51 teachers
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School Rankings

Mid Valley Secondary Center ranks within the bottom 50% of all 2,733 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Mid Valley Secondary Center is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
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State Level (PA)
#1820 out of 2733 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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27%
36%
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53%
55%
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45%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Mid Valley Secondary Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
13:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
10%
14%
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Black
3%
14%
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White
77%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Pennsylvania.
0.39
This chart display the diversity score of Mid Valley Secondary Center and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
85-89%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
1%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mid Valley Secondary Center's ranking?
Mid Valley Secondary Center is ranked #1820 out of 2,733 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Pennsylvania.
What schools are Mid Valley Secondary Center often compared to?
Mid Valley Secondary Centeris often viewed alongside schools like Dunmore Jr. Sr. High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
27% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% PA state average), while 53% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 55% PA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Mid Valley Secondary Center?
The graduation rate of Mid Valley Secondary Center is 85-89%, which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 87%.
How many students attend Mid Valley Secondary Center?
853 students attend Mid Valley Secondary Center.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
77% of Mid Valley Secondary Center students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mid Valley Secondary Center?
Mid Valley Secondary Center has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 13:1.
What grades does Mid Valley Secondary Center offer ?
Mid Valley Secondary Center offers enrollment in grades 7-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Mid Valley Secondary Center part of?
Mid Valley Secondary Center is part of Mid Valley SD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 853 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • : 85-89% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • : 53% (Btm 50%)
  • : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

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