Wilson Southern Middle School

3100 Iroquois Ave
Reading, PA 19609
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Wilson Southern Middle School serves 701 students in grades 6-8.
Wilson Southern 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 top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (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 69% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Wilson Southern Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Wilson Southern Middle School's student population of 701 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students701 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

Wilson Southern 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 Wilson Southern Middle School is 0.56, 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
#1490 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
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Asian
5%
4%
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Hispanic
22%
11%
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Black
9%
15%
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White
62%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.560.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWilson School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Wilson Southern Middle School is Wilson High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wilson West Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cornwall Terrace Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Reading Cornwall Terrace Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 509 students
    0.0 miles
    3100 Iroquois Ave.
    Reading, PA 19609
    (610) 670-0180
    0 K-5 509
  • Reading Wilson High School Math: 83% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,007 students
    0.8 miles
    2601 Grandview Boulevard
    Reading, PA 19609
    (610) 670-0180
    0.8 9-12 2,007
  • Reading Wilson West Middle School Math: 55% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 724 students
    0.8 miles
    450 Faust Road
    Reading, PA 19609
    (610) 670-0180
    0.8 6-8 724
  • Reading Whitfield Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 560 students
    0.9 miles
    2700 Van Reed Rd
    Reading, PA 19609
    (610) 670-0180
    0.9 K-5 560
  • Reading Wyomissing Hills El Center Math: 64% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-4 | 706 students
    1.9 miles
    110 Woodland Rd
    Reading, PA 19610
    (610) 374-0739
    1.9 K-4 706

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