Upper Merion Middle School

  • Upper Merion Middle School serves 1,202 students in grades 5-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is more than the state average of 32%.
  • Upper Merion Middle School operates within the Upper Merion Area School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1202 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 89 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 1,202 students
Upper Merion Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Upper Merion Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 89 teachers
Upper Merion Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Upper Merion Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Upper Merion Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
15%
4%
Upper Merion Middle School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
11%
10%
Upper Merion Middle School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
11%
15%
Upper Merion Middle School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
60%
68%
Upper Merion Middle School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Upper Merion Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Upper Merion Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.60 0.25
Upper Merion Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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Upper Merion Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Upper Merion Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Upper Merion Area School District's student population of 3,952 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $20,736 is higher than the state average of $13,538. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $18,906 is higher than the state average of $13,526. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Upper Merion Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 3,952 1,497
Upper Merion Area School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $83 MM $20 MM
Upper Merion Area School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $76 MM $20 MM
Upper Merion Area School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $20,736 $13,538
Upper Merion Area School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $18,906 $13,526
Upper Merion Area School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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