520 Twining Rd
Dresher, PA 19025
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Sandy Run Middle School serves 931 students in grades 6-8.
Sandy Run Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 38%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 55%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 37% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 931 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in PA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Sandy Run Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

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School Overview

Sandy Run Middle School's student population of 931 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 73 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
931 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
73 teachers
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School Rankings

Sandy Run Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,549 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Sandy Run Middle School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#297 out of 2549 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
4%
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Hispanic
4%
13%
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Black
8%
15%
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White
76%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
2%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sandy Run Middle School's ranking?

Sandy Run Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%).

What schools are Sandy Run Middle School often compared to?

Sandy Run Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Wissahickon Middle School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% PA state average), while 79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 55% PA state average).

How many students attend Sandy Run Middle School?

931 students attend Sandy Run Middle School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

76% of Sandy Run Middle School students are White, 8% of students are Asian, 8% of students are Black, 4% of students are Hispanic, and 4% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Sandy Run Middle School?

Sandy Run Middle School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 14:1.

What grades does Sandy Run Middle School offer ?

Sandy Run Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8

What school district is Sandy Run Middle School part of?

Sandy Run Middle School is part of Upper Dublin School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 931 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

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