Wilson Southern Middle School

  • Wilson Southern Middle School serves 654 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 32%.
  • Wilson Southern Middle School operates within the Wilson School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 654 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students654 students
Wilson Southern Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Wilson Southern Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
Wilson Southern Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeWilson Southern Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
Wilson Southern Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
4%
4%
Wilson Southern Middle School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
14%
10%
Wilson Southern Middle School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
11%
15%
Wilson Southern Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
71%
68%
Wilson Southern Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsWilson Southern Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownPA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.470.51
Wilson Southern 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.
26%
41%
Wilson Southern Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2015)
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.
6%
5%
Wilson Southern Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Wilson School District's student population of 5,970 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,054 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has declined by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $17,788 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District NameWilson School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
3
Number of Students Managed5,9701,497
Wilson School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$83 MM$21 MM
Wilson School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$105 MM$20 MM
Wilson School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$14,054$12,967
Wilson School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$17,788$12,300
Wilson School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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