Lower Merion SD School District

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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 10 public schools managed by Lower Merion SD School District serving 8,353 students in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is less than the state average of 15:1.

Lower Merion SD School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Bala Cynwyd Bala-cynwyd Middle School
    510 Bryn Mawr Ave
    Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
    (610)645-1480

    Grades: 6-8 | 911 students
  • Bala Cynwyd Belmont Hills Elementary School
    200 School Street
    Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
    (610)645-1420

    Grades: K-5 | 484 students
  • Bala Cynwyd Cynwyd School
    101 W Levering Mill Rd
    Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
    (610)645-1430

    Grades: K-5 | 548 students
  • Gladwyne Gladwyne School
    230 West Righters Mill Rd
    Gladwyne, PA 19035
    (610)645-1440

    Grades: K-5 | 729 students
  • Bryn Mawr Harriton Senior High School
    600 N Ithan Ave
    Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
    (610)658-3950

    Grades: 9-12 | 1217 students
  • Ardmore Lower Merion High School
    315 E Montgomery Ave
    Ardmore, PA 19003
    (610)645-1810

    Grades: 9-12 | 1434 students
  • Merion Station Merion Elementary School
    549 S Bowman Ave
    Merion Station, PA 19066
    (610)645-1470

    Grades: K-5 | 610 students
  • Narberth Penn Valley School
    301 Righters Mill Rd
    Narberth, PA 19072
    (610)645-1460

    Grades: K-5 | 666 students
  • Wynnewood Penn Wynne School
    250 Haverford Rd
    Wynnewood, PA 19096
    (610)645-1450

    Grades: K-5 | 738 students
  • Narberth Welsh Valley Middle School
    325 Tower Lane
    Narberth, PA 19072
    (610)658-3920

    Grades: 6-8 | 1016 students

Overview

School District NameLower Merion SD School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students8,353 students
# of Teachers691 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
# of Male Students4,053 students
% Male Students
49%
# of Female Students4,300 students
% Female Students
51%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.46
# of American Indian Students2 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students851 students
% Asian Students
10%
# of Hispanic Students382 students
% Hispanic Students
5%
# of Black Students650 students
% Black Students
8%
# of White Students6,031 students
% White Students
72%
# of Hawaiian Students6 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students431 students
% of Two or more races Students
5%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: -
# of Students in Kindergarten:402
# of Students in 1st Grade:657
# of Students in 2nd Grade:688
# of Students in 3rd Grade:658
# of Students in 4th Grade:679
# of Students in 5th Grade:691
# of Students in 6th Grade:692
# of Students in 7th Grade:625
# of Students in 8th Grade:610
# of Students in 9th Grade:659
# of Students in 10th Grade:719
# of Students in 11th Grade:642
# of Students in 12th Grade:631
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Lower Merion SD School District, which is ranked within the top 5% 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 99% has increased from 96% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lower Merion 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≥99%
86%
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Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $24,559 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 $28,871 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$192 MM$19 MM
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Spending$225 MM$19 MM
This chart display total spending of Lower Merion SD School District and average spending for each school distric in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$24,559$13,057
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Lower Merion SD School District and average revenue per public school student in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$28,871$12,924
This chart display average spending per public school student in Lower Merion 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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Lower Merion SD School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.46, which is higher than the Pennsylvania average of 0.27. The most diverse school in the district is Penn Wynne School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.