Penndale Middle School

  • Penndale Middle School serves 1,231 students in grades 7-9.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 43% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 74% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Penndale Middle School's student population of 1,231 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 99 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-9
Total Students1,231 students
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Total Classroom Teachers99 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Penndale Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Penndale Middle School is 0.58, 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#1575 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Penndale 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)
74%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Penndale 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 Ratio12:115:1
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Asian
20%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Penndale Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
7%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Penndale Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
10%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Penndale Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
61%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Penndale 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%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Penndale Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.580.27
This chart display the diversity score of Penndale 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
34%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Penndale Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Penndale 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 NameNorth Penn SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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