Great Valley Middle School

Serves grades 6 - 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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
255 North Phoenixville Pike
Malvern, PA 19355
Phone
(610) 644-6440
District
GREAT VALLEY SD
County
CHESTER COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
984
Classroom Teachers
74

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

10

(10 is best)

Better than 90.7% of PA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Great Valley Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 76 51
Proficiency in Reading 84 63
Proficiency in Math 68 40

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 82 51
Proficiency in Reading 86 62
Proficiency in Math 77 39

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 74 46
Proficiency in Reading 86 62
Proficiency in Math 61.7 31

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 13.39
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.10
AVG FOR STATE 14.48
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 314 31.9%
Grade 7 355 36.1%
Grade 8 315 32.0%
Total 984 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 70.2% 71.2% 68.7%
Black 2.9% 2.2% 15.6%
Hispanic 6.4% 9.0% 11.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 20.3% 17.5% 4.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.1% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 13.2% 14.8% 42.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 12.1% 13.5% 40.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.1% 1.3% 2.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 31,066 12,807,060
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 721.2 285
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.8% 5.6%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.5% 18.2%
20-44 YEARS OLD 26.1% 31.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 30.4% 27.8%
65 OR OLDER 18.2% 17.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 11,586 5,008,037
Single Parent Households With Children 6.8% 9.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 96.4% 89.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 63.7% 30.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 34.2% 10.9%
$100,000 - $149,999 19.5% 14.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.4% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 14.4% 18.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 9.1% 17.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 6.6% 14.9%
$15,000 or less 4.8% 11.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,509 $45,771,293 53.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $995 $3,957,115 4.6%
Staff $515 $2,048,155 2.4%
General Administration $459 $1,825,443 2.1%
School Administration $803 $3,193,531 3.7%
Operation $1,601 $6,367,177 7.4%
Transportation $1,098 $4,366,746 5.1%
Other $968 $3,849,736 4.5%
Total Support $6,441 $25,615,857 29.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,774 $15,009,198 17.4%
Total Expenditures $21,724 $86,396,348 100.0%
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%