Poquessing Middle School

  • Poquessing Middle School serves 802 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 43% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 64% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Poquessing Middle School's student population of 802 students has grown by 41% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 44% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students802 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Poquessing Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Poquessing Middle School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#1469 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
5%
4%
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Hispanic
3%
11%
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Black
2%
15%
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White
85%
66%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Poquessing Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.270.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNeshaminy SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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