Mount Nittany Middle School

656 Brandywine Dr
State College, PA 16801
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Mount Nittany Middle School serves 780 students in grades 6-8.
Mount Nittany Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Mount Nittany Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Mount Nittany Middle School's student population of 780 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students780 students
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Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
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School Comparison

Mount Nittany Middle School is ranked within the top 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 Mount Nittany Middle School is 0.35, 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
#883 out of 2820 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
7%
4%
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Hispanic
4%
11%
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Black
2%
15%
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White
80%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.350.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameState College Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mount Nittany Middle School is State College Area High School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Nittany Valley Charter School (2.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mount Nittany Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • State College Mount Nittany Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 360 students
    0.4 miles
    700 Brandywine Drive
    State College, PA 16801
    (814) 272-5970
    0.4 K-5 360
  • State College Houserville/lemont Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 334 students
    2.0 miles
    675 Elmwood St
    State College, PA 16801
    (814) 231-5026
    2 K-5 334
  • State College Nittany Valley Charter School Charter School
    Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 49 students
    2.0 miles
    1612 Norma St
    State College, PA 16801
    (814) 867-3842
    2 K-8 49
  • State College Easterly Parkway Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 329 students
    2.4 miles
    234 Easterly Pkwy
    State College, PA 16801
    (814) 231-1170
    2.4 K-5 329
  • State College State College Area High School Math: 83% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 8-12 | 2,318 students
    2.9 miles
    653 Westerly Pkwy
    State College, PA 16801
    (814) 231-1111
    2.9 8-12 2,318

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