Independence Middle School

Serves grades 7 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
2807 Bethel Church Rd
Bethel Park, PA 15102
Phone
(412) 854-8677
District
BETHEL PARK SD
County
ALLEGHENY COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
662
Classroom Teachers
61

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

9

(10 is best)

Better than 88.5% of PA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Independence Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 81 51
Proficiency in Reading 87 62
Proficiency in Math 75 39

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 71 46
Proficiency in Reading 87 62
Proficiency in Math 54.3 31

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 10.80
AVG FOR DISTRICT 12.53
AVG FOR STATE 14.48
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 7 306 46.2%
Grade 8 356 53.8%
Total 662 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 94.5% 93.7% 68.7%
Black 3.0% 2.8% 15.6%
Hispanic 0.8% 1.0% 11.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.5% 2.3% 4.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.3% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 15.1% 14.0% 42.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 13.4% 12.7% 40.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.7% 1.3% 2.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 32,537 12,805,537
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,778.5 285
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.2% 5.6%
5-19 YEARS OLD 16.5% 18.2%
20-44 YEARS OLD 26.6% 31.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 30.6% 27.8%
65 OR OLDER 21.2% 17.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 13,648 5,007,442
Single Parent Households With Children 7.3% 9.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.9% 89.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 45.5% 30.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 13.0% 10.9%
$100,000 - $149,999 20.1% 14.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 16.4% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.3% 18.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 15.8% 17.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 10.8% 14.9%
$15,000 or less 5.8% 11.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,153 $47,344,485 58.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $614 $2,606,430 3.2%
Staff $361 $1,532,445 1.9%
General Administration $353 $1,498,485 1.8%
School Administration $639 $2,712,555 3.3%
Operation $1,521 $6,456,645 7.9%
Transportation $774 $3,285,630 4.0%
Other $685 $2,907,825 3.6%
Total Support $4,946 $20,995,770 25.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,092 $13,125,540 16.1%
Total Expenditures $19,190 $81,461,550 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,590 $14,751,635,620 48.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $720 $1,235,662,604 4.1%
Staff $433 $744,108,384 2.5%
General Administration $392 $672,663,093 2.2%
School Administration $655 $1,125,040,706 3.7%
Operation $1,335 $2,293,432,009 7.6%
Transportation $743 $1,276,810,887 4.2%
Other $478 $821,523,453 2.7%
Total Support $4,757 $8,169,222,694 27.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,208 $7,227,042,161 24.0%
Total Expenditures $17,554 $30,147,882,209 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%