465 Beyer Ave
Punxsutawney, PA 15767
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Punxsutawney Area Middle School serves 642 students in grades 4-7.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Punxsutawney Area Middle School's student population of 642 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 4-7
Total Students
642 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
51 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Punxsutawney Area Middle School is 0.08, 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 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
36%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
65%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
Hispanic
1%
11%
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Black
1%
15%
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White
96%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Punxsutawney Area Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Punxsutawney Area Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 4-7
  • Students: 642 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 36%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.08 (Btm 50% in PA)

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