Mt Penn Primary Center

201 North 25th Street
Reading, PA 19606
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Mt Penn Primary Center serves 185 students in grades Kindergarten-1.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Mt Penn Primary Center places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Mt Penn Primary Center's student population of 185 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-1
Total Students185 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Mt Penn Primary Center is 0.59, which is more 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
36%
11%
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Black
6%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Mt Penn Primary Center and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
53%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.590.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mt Penn Primary Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mt Penn Primary Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAntietam 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 Mt Penn Primary Center is Exeter Township Senior High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mt Penn Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Reading Mt Penn Elementary School Math: 27% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 2-6 | 462 students
    0.2 miles
    2310 Cumberland Ave
    Reading, PA 19606
    (610) 779-3547
    0.2 2-6 462
  • Reading Sixteenth & Haak Elementary School Math: 9% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 643 students
    0.9 miles
    1601 Haak St
    Reading, PA 19602
    (610) 371-5760
    0.9 PK-5 643
  • Reading Exeter Township Senior High School Math: 77% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 7-12 | 1,327 student
    1.1 miles
    201 E 37th St
    Reading, PA 19606
    (610) 779-3060
    1.1 7-12 1,327
  • Reading Exeter Township Junior High School Math: 42% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-9 | 633 students
    1.3 miles
    151 E 39th St
    Reading, PA 19606
    (610) 779-3320
    1.3 7-9 633
  • Reading Jacksonwald Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 375 students
    1.5 miles
    100 Church Lane
    Reading, PA 19606
    (610) 779-1820
    1.5 K-5 375

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