Mid Valley Secondary Center

52 Underwood Rd
Scranton, PA 18512
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Mid Valley Secondary Center serves 745 students in grades 7-12.
Mid Valley Secondary Center placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is equal to the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Mid Valley Secondary Center's student population of 745 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students745 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Rankings

Mid Valley Secondary Center is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,820 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Mid Valley Secondary Center is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1761 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
7%
11%
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Black
3%
15%
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White
85%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.270.53
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMid Valley School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Mid Valley Secondary Center is Dunmore Junior Senior High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mid Valley El Center (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Scranton Mid Valley El Center Math: 31% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 1,061 student
    0.1 miles
    50 Underwood Rd
    Scranton, PA 18512
    (570) 307-3241
    0.1 K-6 1,061
  • Scranton Dunmore El Center Math: 44% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 787 students
    2.1 miles
    300 W Warren St
    Scranton, PA 18512
    (570) 347-6794
    2.1 K-6 787
  • Scranton Dunmore Junior Senior High School Math: 38% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 728 students
    2.1 miles
    300 W Warren St
    Scranton, PA 18512
    (570) 346-2043
    2.1 7-12 728
  • Peckville Valley View El Center
    Grades: K-2 | 522 students
    2.4 miles
    901 Main Street
    Peckville, PA 18452
    (570) 489-7579
    2.4 K-2 522
  • Scranton Ctc Of Lackawanna County Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    2.6 miles
    3201 Rockwell Avenue
    Scranton, PA 18508
    (570) 346-8471
    2.6 9-12 n/a

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