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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there is 1 public middle school managed by Palmerton Area SD School District serving 300 students in Palmerton, Pennsylvania.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is more than the state average of 15:1.

Palmerton Area SD School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Palmerton Palmerton Area Junior High School
    3529 Fireline Rd
    Palmerton, PA 18071
    (610)826-2492

    Grades: 7-8 | 300 students

Overview

School District NamePalmerton Area SD School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students1,731 students
# of Teachers114 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
# of Male Students844 students
% Male Students
49%
# of Female Students887 students
% Female Students
51%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.12
# of American Indian Studentsn/a
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students6 students
% Asian Students
n/a
# of Hispanic Students79 students
% Hispanic Students
5%
# of Black Students13 students
% Black Students
1%
# of White Students1,623 students
% White Students
93%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students10 students
% of Two or more races Students
1%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: -
# of Students in Kindergarten:138
# of Students in 1st Grade:115
# of Students in 2nd Grade:142
# of Students in 3rd Grade:170
# of Students in 4th Grade:149
# of Students in 5th Grade:144
# of Students in 6th Grade:141
# of Students in 7th Grade:152
# of Students in 8th Grade:148
# of Students in 9th Grade:127
# of Students in 10th Grade:107
# of Students in 11th Grade:109
# of Students in 12th Grade:89
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Palmerton Area SD School District, which is ranked within the bottom 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 90-94% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Palmerton Area 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 Rate90-94%
86%
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Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $14,246 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 $13,721 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$27 MM$19 MM
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Spending$26 MM$19 MM
This chart display total spending of Palmerton Area SD School District and average spending for each school distric in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$14,246$13,057
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Spending / Student$13,721$12,924
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Did You Know?
Palmerton Area 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 S S Palmer Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.