199 Front St
Saxton, PA 16678
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Tussey Mountain Middle School serves 295 students in grades 5-8.
Tussey Mountain 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
295 students
Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Tussey Mountain Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,797 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Tussey Mountain Middle School is 0.04, 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 1985-1986 School Year Data
This School
State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2164 out of 2797 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Tussey Mountain Middle School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Tussey Mountain Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
62%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tussey Mountain Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
1%
11%
Black
n/a
15%
White
98%
66%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Tussey Mountain Middle School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score
0.04
Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
46%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
3%
Source: 1985-1986 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Students: 295 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 2%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in PA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.04

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