Southern Middle School

3280 Fissels Church Rd
Glen Rock, PA 17327
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Southern Middle School serves 519 students in grades 7-8.
Southern Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (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 68% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Southern Middle School's student population of 519 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students519 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

Southern Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,820 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Southern Middle School is 0.21, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1496 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
3%
11%
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Black
6%
15%
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White
89%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.210.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouthern York County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Southern Middle School is Susquehannock High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dallastown Area Middle School (9.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Southern Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Glen Rock Southern Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-6 | 597 students
    0.0 miles
    3280 Fissels Church Rd
    Glen Rock, PA 17327
    (717) 235-4811
    0 K-6 597
  • Glen Rock Susquehannock High School Math: 84% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 938 students
    0.0 miles
    3280 Fissels Church Rd
    Glen Rock, PA 17327
    (717) 235-4811
    0 9-12 938
  • Glen Rock Friendship Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 461 students
    2.0 miles
    3457 Sticks Rd
    Glen Rock, PA 17327
    (717) 235-4811
    2 K-6 461
  • Glen Rock Shrewsbury Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 535 students
    3.1 miles
    331 S Main St
    Glen Rock, PA 17327
    (717) 235-4811
    3.1 K-6 535
  • York Loganville-springfield Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-3 | 461 students
    6.6 miles
    169 North Main St
    York, PA 17403
    (717) 428-2240
    6.6 K-3 461

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