Octorara Intermediate School

221 Highland Road
Atglen, PA 19310
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 291 students in grades 5-6, Octorara Intermediate School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 55%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Pennsylvania state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-6
  • Enrollment: 291 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • : Bottom 50% in PA
  • : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • : 51% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Octorara Intermediate School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Octorara Intermediate School's student population of 291 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-6
Total Students
291 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Octorara Intermediate School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 2,733 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Octorara Intermediate School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (PA)
#1995 out of 2733 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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22%
36%
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51%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Octorara Intermediate School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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4%
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Hispanic
19%
14%
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Black
5%
14%
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White
69%
63%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.49
This chart display the diversity score of Octorara Intermediate School and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Octorara Intermediate School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Octorara Intermediate School's ranking?
Octorara Intermediate School is ranked #1995 out of 2,733 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Pennsylvania.
What schools are Octorara Intermediate School often compared to?
Octorara Intermediate Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Garnet Valley MiddleSchool by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
22% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% PA state average), while 51% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 55% PA state average).
How many students attend Octorara Intermediate School?
291 students attend Octorara Intermediate School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
69% of Octorara Intermediate School students are White, 19% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 5% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Octorara Intermediate School?
Octorara Intermediate School has a student ration of 13:1, which is equal to the Pennsylvania state average of 13:1.
What grades does Octorara Intermediate School offer ?
Octorara Intermediate School offers enrollment in grades 5-6
What school district is Octorara Intermediate School part of?
Octorara Intermediate School is part of Octorara Area SD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-6
  • Enrollment: 291 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • : 51% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

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