Northampton Area Middle School

  • Northampton Area Middle School serves 1,355 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (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 68% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Northampton Area Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.

School Overview

  • Northampton Area Middle School's student population of 1,355 students has grown by 53% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 76 teachers has grown by 43% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,355 students
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Total Classroom Teachers76 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Northampton Area Middle School 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Northampton Area Middle School is 0.28, 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#1696 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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4%
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Hispanic
9%
11%
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Black
3%
15%
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White
86%
66%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.280.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorthampton Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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