Penn Middle School

  • Penn Middle School serves 618 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 53% (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 18:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Penn Middle School's student population of 618 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students618 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Penn Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Penn Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Penn Middle School is 0.10, 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#926 out of 2,835 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Penn Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Penn Middle 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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Asian
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Penn Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
n/a
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Penn Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Black
1%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Penn Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
95%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Penn Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Penn Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.100.53
This chart display the diversity score of Penn Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Penn Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePenn-Trafford SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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