West Scranton Intrmd School

1401 Fellows St
Scranton, PA 18504
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
West Scranton Intrmd School serves 768 students in grades 6-8.
West Scranton Intrmd 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 54% (which is lower 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 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

West Scranton Intrmd School places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

West Scranton Intrmd School's student population of 768 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students768 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

West Scranton Intrmd 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 West Scranton Intrmd School is 0.60, 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
#2234 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)
54%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
26%
11%
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Black
9%
15%
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White
57%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.600.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameScranton School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to West Scranton Intrmd School is West Scranton High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is South Scranton Intrmd School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Frances Willard #32 (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Scranton West Scranton High School Math: 57% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 877 students
    0.3 miles
    1201 Luzerne St
    Scranton, PA 18504
    (570) 348-3616
    0.3 9-12 877
  • Scranton Frances Willard #32 Math: 45% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 513 students
    0.5 miles
    1100 Eynon St
    Scranton, PA 18504
    (570) 348-3692
    0.5 PK-5 513
  • Scranton Charles Sumner #18 Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 315 students
    0.9 miles
    North Sumner Ave & Swetland St
    Scranton, PA 18504
    (570) 348-3688
    0.9 PK-5 315
  • Scranton Isaac Tripp Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 778 students
    1.2 miles
    1000 North Everett Avenue
    Scranton, PA 18504
    (570) 348-3677
    1.2 PK-5 778
  • Scranton Scranton High School Math: 42% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,770 student
    1.4 miles
    63 Munchak Way
    Scranton, PA 18510
    (570) 348-3481
    1.4 9-12 1,770

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