Orefield Middle School

  • Orefield Middle School serves 960 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 56% (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 77% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Orefield Middle School's student population of 960 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 75 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students960 students
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Total Classroom Teachers75 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Orefield Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Orefield Middle School is 0.37, 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#898 out of 2,835 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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Asian
4%
4%
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Hispanic
14%
11%
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Black
1%
15%
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White
78%
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 Orefield Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.370.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Orefield Middle 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 NameParkland SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Orefield Kernsville School
    Grades: K-5 | 408 students
    0.7 miles
    5051 Kernsville Rd
    Orefield, PA 18069
    (610)351-5840
    0.7 K-5 408
  • Allentown Parkland High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 3227 students
    2.1 miles
    2700 N Cedar Crest Blvd
    Allentown, PA 18104
    (610)351-5600
    2.1 9-12 3227
  • Coplay Ironton School
    Grades: K-5 | 361 students
    2.6 miles
    3135 Levans Rd
    Coplay, PA 18037
    (610)351-5810
    2.6 K-5 361
  • Schnecksville Lehigh Career & Technical Institute Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    2.6 miles
    4500 Education Park Drive
    Schnecksville, PA 18078
    (610)799-1323
    2.6 9-12 n/a
  • Allentown Springhouse Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1269 students
    2.6 miles
    1200 Springhouse Rd
    Allentown, PA 18104
    (610)351-5700
    2.6 6-8 1269

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