Philipsburg-osceola Junior High School (Closed 2014)

Philipsburg-osceola Junior High School served 280 students in grades 7-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 65% (which was lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 73%) for the 2012-13 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 66% (which was lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 70%) for the 2012-13 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 was lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment was 3% of the student body (majority Black), which was lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students280 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2013-2014 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(12-13)
65%
73%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Philipsburg-osceola Junior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(12-13)
66%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Philipsburg-osceola Junior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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4%
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Hispanic
1%
11%
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Black
2%
15%
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White
97%
66%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.060.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Philipsburg-osceola Junior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Philipsburg-osceola Junior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePhilipsburg-Osceola Area School District
Source: 2013-2014 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Philipsburg-osceola Junior High School is Philipsburg-osceola Area High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Philipsburg-osceola Area Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Philipsburg Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Philipsburg Philipsburg-osceola Area High School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 536 students
    0.7 miles
    502 Philips St
    Philipsburg, PA 16866
    (814) 342-1521
    0.7 9-12 536
  • Philipsburg Philipsburg Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-4 | 367 students
    0.9 miles
    1810 Black Moshannon Road
    Philipsburg, PA 16866
    (814) 342-2870
    0.9 K-4 367
  • Philipsburg Philipsburg-osceola Area Middle School Math: 38% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 521 students
    1.2 miles
    200 Short St Suite A
    Philipsburg, PA 16866
    (814) 342-4906
    1.2 5-8 521
  • Osceola Mills Osceola Mills Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 278 students
    4.3 miles
    400 Coal St
    Osceola Mills, PA 16666
    (814) 339-6812
    4.3 K-4 278
  • Morrisdale West Branch Area Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 524 students
    5.6 miles
    356 Allport Cutoff
    Morrisdale, PA 16858
    (814) 345-5627
    5.6 K-6 524
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