Susquehanna Township Middle School

801 Wood St
Harrisburg, PA 17109
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Susquehanna Township Middle School serves 619 students in grades 6-8.
Susquehanna Township 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 bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (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 52% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Susquehanna Township Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Susquehanna Township Middle School's student population of 619 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students619 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

Susquehanna Township 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 Susquehanna Township Middle School is 0.72, which is more 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
#2248 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
10%
4%
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Hispanic
12%
11%
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Black
45%
15%
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White
23%
66%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
10%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.720.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSusquehanna Township School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Susquehanna Township Middle School is Harrisburg High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Infinity Charter School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Harrisburg Infinity Charter School Charter School
    Math: 70-74% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-8 | 210 students
    0.9 miles
    5405 Locust Lane
    Harrisburg, PA 17109
    (717) 238-1880
    0.9 K-8 210
  • Harrisburg Harrisburg High School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,051 student
    1.0 miles
    2451 Market St
    Harrisburg, PA 17103
    (717) 703-4300
    1 9-12 1,051
  • Harrisburg Marshall Academy Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 124 students
    1.0 miles
    301 Hale Ave
    Harrisburg, PA 17104
    (717) 703-1400
    1 5-8 124
  • Harrisburg Paxtang Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 293 students
    1.3 miles
    3530 Rutherford St
    Harrisburg, PA 17111
    (717) 561-1781
    1.3 K-5 293
  • Harrisburg Central Dauphin Middle School Math: 43% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 728 students
    1.4 miles
    4600 Locust Lane
    Harrisburg, PA 17109
    (717) 540-4606
    1.4 6-8 728

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