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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 5 top public schools in Mars Area School District, serving 3,310 students.
  • Public school in Mars Area School District have an average math proficiency score of 71% (versus Pennsylvania public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 85% (versus 63% Pennsylvania statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the top 5% of public schools in Pennsylvania.
  • The school with the highest math and reading proficiency is Mars Area Senior High School, with 85% math proficiency and 93% reading proficiency. Read more about public school math/reading proficiency statistics in Pennsylvania or national school math/reading proficiency statistics.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Asian) , which is less than the Pennsylvania public school average of 33% (majority Black and Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is more than the Pennsylvania public school average of 15:1.

Overview

School District NameMars Area School District
School District Websitehttp://www.marsk12.org
School District Phone Number(724)625-1518
School District Grades OfferedKG - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (PA)
# of Schools5 Schools3,054 Schools
# of Students3,310 Students1,734,277 Students
# of Teachers199 Teachers119,493 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1

District Comparison

  • Mars Area School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 682 school districts in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 99% has increased from 97% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mars Area   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mars Area   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%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Mars Area   School District and public school graduation rate of PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.090.52
# of American Indian Students1 Student2,771 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students76 Students65,419 Students
% Asian Students
2%
4%
# of Hispanic Students29 Students188,861 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
11%
# of Black Students33 Students255,143 Students
% Black Students
1%
15%
# of White Students3,160 Students1,157,913 Students
% White Students
96%
67%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a1,404 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students11 Students62,422 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 7,207
# of Students in Kindergarten:225123,608
# of Students in 1st Grade:219126,710
# of Students in 2nd Grade:232129,725
# of Students in 3rd Grade:262133,729
# of Students in 4th Grade:243134,411
# of Students in 5th Grade:263132,934
# of Students in 6th Grade:259132,701
# of Students in 7th Grade:257136,474
# of Students in 8th Grade:291135,181
# of Students in 9th Grade:273139,620
# of Students in 10th Grade:241137,439
# of Students in 11th Grade:283133,173
# of Students in 12th Grade:262131,336
# of Ungraded Students: - 29

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $11,230 in this school district is less than the state average of $13,163. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $13,795 is higher than the state average of $12,903. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (PA)
Total Revenue$36 MM$19 MM
This chart display total revenue of Mars Area   School District and average revenue for each school distric in PA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$45 MM$19 MM
This chart display total spending of Mars Area   School District and average spending for each school distric in PA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,230$13,163
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Mars Area   School District and average revenue per public school student in PA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$13,795$12,903
This chart display average spending per public school student in Mars Area   School District and average spending per public school student in PA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Mars Area School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency | PA School Rank) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Mars Mars Area Centennial School Math: 66% / Reading: 84% | Top 20%
    100 Winfield Manor Dr
    Mars, PA 16046
    (724)625-2601

    Grades: 5-6 | 512 students
  • Mars Mars Area Elementary School Math: 77% / Reading: 86% | Top 10%
    549 Route 228
    Mars, PA 16046
    (724)625-3161

    Grades: 2-4 | 714 students
  • Mars Mars Area Middle School Math: 62% / Reading: 81% | Top 30%
    1775 Three Degree Rd
    Mars, PA 16046
    (724)625-3145

    Grades: 7-8 | 517 students
  • Mars Mars Area Primary Center
    547 Route 228
    Mars, PA 16046
    (724)625-1588

    Grades: K-1 | 481 students
  • Mars Mars Area Senior High School Math: 85% / Reading: 93% | Top 5%
    520 Route 228
    Mars, PA 16046
    (724)625-1581

    Grades: 9-12 | 1087 students
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