Mechanicsburg 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 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1750 South Market Street
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
Phone
(717) 691-4560
District
MECHANICSBURG AREA SD
County
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1056
Classroom Teachers
75

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

7

(10 is best)

Better than 62.8% of PA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

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

Grade 6

80 60 40 20 0
60%
51%
75%
63%
44%
39%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 7

100 80 60 40 20 0
66%
49%
80%
60%
52%
38%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 8

80 60 40 20 0
57%
45%
70%
57%
44%
32%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
14
15
14
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 393 37.2%
Grade 7 348 33.0%
Grade 8 315 29.8%
Total 1056 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 79.1% 78.8% 66.6%
Black 9.6% 11.4% 15.5%
Hispanic 7.9% 6.8% 13.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.3% 2.9% 4.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.2% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 34.6% 33.1% 45.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 30.4% 29.2% 43.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.2% 3.9% 2.4%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 30,407 12,801,989
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,917.8 285
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.3% 5.5%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.2% 18.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 32.2% 31.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.1% 27.3%
65 OR OLDER 18.2% 17.8%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 12,399 5,053,106
Single Parent Households With Children 8.0% 9.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 94.9% 90.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 41.7% 31.4%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 13.5% 13.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 17.2% 15.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 15.8% 13.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.6% 17.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 18.7% 17.0%
$15,000 - $29,999 12.4% 13.8%
$15,000 or less 4.8% 10.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,901 $36,557,000 47.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $890 $3,657,000 4.7%
Staff $467 $1,916,000 2.5%
General Administration $179 $734,000 1.0%
School Administration $710 $2,916,000 3.8%
Operation $1,004 $4,122,000 5.3%
Transportation $416 $1,709,000 2.2%
Other $503 $2,067,000 2.7%
Total Support $4,169 $17,121,000 22.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $5,701 $23,415,000 30.4%
Total Expenditures $18,771 $77,093,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,346 $16,077,487,000 48.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $803 $1,381,005,000 4.2%
Staff $512 $881,127,000 2.7%
General Administration $418 $719,532,000 2.2%
School Administration $711 $1,222,378,000 3.7%
Operation $1,450 $2,494,170,000 7.5%
Transportation $686 $1,180,197,000 3.6%
Other $534 $919,352,000 2.8%
Total Support $5,114 $8,797,761,000 26.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,756 $8,181,559,000 24.7%
Total Expenditures $19,217 $33,056,807,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%