Southmoreland Junior High School (Closed 2010)

Southmoreland Junior High School served 344 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 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 Students344 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Southmoreland Junior High School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2009-2010 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
n/a
11%
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Black
2%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Southmoreland Junior High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
White
97%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Southmoreland Junior High School and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Southmoreland Junior High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score
0.060.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Southmoreland Junior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouthmoreland School District
Source: 2009-2010 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Southmoreland Junior High School is Southmoreland Senior High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Southmoreland Middle School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Southmoreland Primary Center (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Alverton Southmoreland Senior High School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 536 students
    0.1 miles
    2351 Route 981, Box A
    Alverton, PA 15612
    (724) 887-2010
    0.1 9-12 536
  • Alverton Southmoreland Primary Center
    Grades: K-1 | 306 students
    0.2 miles
    1431 Water St
    Alverton, PA 15612
    (724) 887-2026
    0.2 K-1 306
  • Scottdale Southmoreland Middle School Math: 60% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 419 students
    2.1 miles
    200 Scottie Way
    Scottdale, PA 15683
    (724) 887-2029
    2.1 6-8 419
  • Scottdale Southmoreland Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 2-5 | 606 students
    2.2 miles
    100 Scottie Way
    Scottdale, PA 15683
    (724) 887-2021
    2.2 2-5 606
  • Mount Pleasant Ramsay Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 2-6 | 369 students
    2.3 miles
    300 Eagle Street
    Mount Pleasant, PA 15666
    (724) 547-4100
    2.3 2-6 369
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