Muhlenberg High School

  • Muhlenberg High School serves 924 students in grades 10-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65% (which is higher 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 14:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Muhlenberg High School's student population of 924 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 65 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 10-12
Total Students924 students
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Total Classroom Teachers65 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Muhlenberg High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Muhlenberg High School is 0.61, 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#828 out of 2,835 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
38%
11%
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Black
7%
15%
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White
50%
66%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Muhlenberg High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.610.27
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Graduation Rate
94%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Muhlenberg High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMuhlenberg SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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  3.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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I graduated in 72 and it seems like it was a totally different century from today... The makeup of the student body, the quality of the education.
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When my child was in elementary school (now in middle school), I thought it was a great school. I have not been pleased the past 2 years with the elementary school administrators and some of the teachers. The middle school and Intermediate school seem well so far. It's becoming a big school, lots of diversity for children to engage with others. I feel the only down fall is-they do not appear to support outside agencies to come into the school to support students. They claim their staff is well trained.... maybe they are however teachers have a different degree than a Behavioral Specialist or Counselor.
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