Abington Junior High School

Serves grades 7 - 9

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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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
2056 Susquehanna St
Abington, PA 19001
Phone
(215) 884-4700
District
ABINGTON SD
County
MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1960
Classroom Teachers
126

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

7

(10 is best)

Better than 61.5% of PA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

Abington Junior High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 66 50
Proficiency in Reading 75 61
Proficiency in Math 56 39

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 56 46
Proficiency in Reading 75 61
Proficiency in Math 36.0 31

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 15.51
AVG FOR DISTRICT 15.22
AVG FOR STATE 14.41
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 7 663 33.8%
Grade 8 654 33.4%
Grade 9 643 32.8%
Total 1960 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 63.8% 65.9% 67.2%
Black 21.9% 19.7% 15.6%
Hispanic 8.1% 8.5% 12.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 5.8% 5.6% 4.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.3% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 25.9% 24.6% 50.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 22.7% 22.1% 47.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.2% 2.5% 2.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 58,110 12,807,060
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 3,669.6 285
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.9% 5.5%
5-19 YEARS OLD 17.8% 18.1%
20-44 YEARS OLD 29.6% 31.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 28.9% 27.6%
65 OR OLDER 17.8% 17.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 21,917 5,025,132
Single Parent Households With Children 8.3% 9.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.3% 90.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 47.7% 30.8%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 21.7% 11.9%
$100,000 - $149,999 23.0% 14.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.1% 12.9%
$50,000 - $74,999 15.6% 17.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 12.3% 17.4%
$15,000 - $29,999 7.9% 14.4%
$15,000 or less 5.4% 10.8%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,642 $84,784,814 58.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,013 $8,070,571 5.6%
Staff $623 $4,963,441 3.4%
General Administration $322 $2,565,374 1.8%
School Administration $884 $7,042,828 4.8%
Operation $1,651 $13,153,517 9.0%
Transportation $645 $5,138,715 3.5%
Other $604 $4,812,068 3.3%
Total Support $5,742 $45,746,514 31.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,858 $14,802,686 10.2%
Total Expenditures $18,241 $145,326,047 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,896 $15,296,383,825 47.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $754 $1,296,381,368 4.1%
Staff $485 $834,788,761 2.6%
General Administration $407 $700,593,099 2.2%
School Administration $679 $1,166,961,546 3.7%
Operation $1,379 $2,370,760,450 7.4%
Transportation $658 $1,131,007,639 3.5%
Other $502 $863,081,015 2.7%
Total Support $4,864 $8,363,493,792 26.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,815 $8,279,612,322 25.9%
Total Expenditures $18,575 $31,939,427,199 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%