Oblock Junior High School

  • Oblock Junior High School serves 598 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50% (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 79% (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 10% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Oblock Junior High School's student population of 598 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students598 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Oblock Junior High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Oblock Junior High School is 0.19, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#995 out of 2,835 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
n/a
11%
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Black
7%
15%
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White
90%
66%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Oblock Junior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.190.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePlum Borough SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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