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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 5 public schools managed by Big Spring SD School District serving 2,571 students in Newville, Pennsylvania.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is less than the state average of 15:1.

Big Spring SD School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Newville Big Spring High School
    100 Mount Rock Rd
    Newville, PA 17241
    (717)776-2436

    Grades: 9-12 | 869 students
  • Newville Big Spring Middle School
    47 Mount Rock Rd
    Newville, PA 17241
    (717)776-2471

    Grades: 6-8 | 579 students
  • Newville Mount Rock Elementary School
    47 Mount Rock Rd
    Newville, PA 17241
    (717)776-2025

    Grades: K-5 | 377 students
  • Newville Newville Elementary School
    100 Steelstown Rd
    Newville, PA 17241
    (717)776-2035

    Grades: K-5 | 335 students
  • Newville Oak Flat Elementary School
    334 Centerville Rd
    Newville, PA 17241
    (717)776-2045

    Grades: K-5 | 411 students

Overview

School District NameBig Spring SD School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students2,571 students
# of Teachers203 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
# of Male Students1,304 students
% Male Students
51%
# of Female Students1,267 students
% Female Students
49%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.12
# of American Indian Studentsn/a
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students21 students
% Asian Students
1%
# of Hispanic Students47 students
% Hispanic Students
2%
# of Black Students30 students
% Black Students
1%
# of White Students2,415 students
% White Students
94%
# of Hawaiian Students4 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students54 students
% of Two or more races Students
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: -
# of Students in Kindergarten:175
# of Students in 1st Grade:179
# of Students in 2nd Grade:219
# of Students in 3rd Grade:180
# of Students in 4th Grade:185
# of Students in 5th Grade:185
# of Students in 6th Grade:181
# of Students in 7th Grade:219
# of Students in 8th Grade:179
# of Students in 9th Grade:207
# of Students in 10th Grade:220
# of Students in 11th Grade:225
# of Students in 12th Grade:217
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Big Spring SD School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 663 school districts in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 92% has increased from 88% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Big Spring SD School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
92%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Big Spring SD School District and public school graduation rate of PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $15,621 is higher than the state average of $13,057. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $13,917 is higher than the state average of $12,924. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (PA)
Total Revenue$42 MM$19 MM
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Spending$38 MM$19 MM
This chart display total spending of Big Spring SD School District and average spending for each school distric in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$15,621$13,057
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Big Spring SD School District and average revenue per public school student in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$13,917$12,924
This chart display average spending per public school student in Big Spring SD School District and average spending per public school student in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Big Spring SD School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.12, which is lower than the Pennsylvania average of 0.27. The most diverse school in the district is Mount Rock Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.