Pennridge North Middle School

  • Pennridge North Middle School serves 658 students in grades 6-8.
  • 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 16:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Pennridge North Middle School's student population of 658 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students658 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pennridge North Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pennridge North Middle School is 0.19, which is less 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#1071 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 Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
5%
11%
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Black
2%
15%
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White
90%
66%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pennridge North Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.190.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennridge North 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 NamePennridge SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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