Swift Middle School

1866 Robert Fulton Hwy
Quarryville, PA 17566
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Swift Middle School serves 418 students in grades 6-8.
Swift 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 33% (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 64% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Swift Middle School's student population of 418 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students418 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Swift 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 Swift 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
#1892 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
5%
11%
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Black
3%
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
33%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSolanco School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Swift Middle School is Solanco High School (3.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Smith Middle School (5.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Clermont Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Quarryville Clermont Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 482 students
    0.0 miles
    1868 Robert Fulton Hwy
    Quarryville, PA 17566
    (717) 548-2742
    0 K-5 482
  • Quarryville Solanco High School Math: 68% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,090 student
    3.7 miles
    585 Solanco Rd
    Quarryville, PA 17566
    (717) 786-2151
    3.7 9-12 1,090
  • Quarryville Smith Middle School Math: 34% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 426 students
    5.6 miles
    645 Kirkwood Pike
    Quarryville, PA 17566
    (717) 786-2244
    5.6 6-8 426
  • Quarryville Quarryville Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 424 students
    5.7 miles
    211 S Hess St
    Quarryville, PA 17566
    (717) 786-2546
    5.7 K-5 424
  • Christiana Bart-colerain Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 253 students
    6.8 miles
    1336 Noble Rd
    Christiana, PA 17509
    (717) 529-2181
    6.8 K-5 253

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