Bala-Cynwyd 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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
510 Bryn Mawr Ave
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
Phone
(610) 645-1480
District
LOWER MERION SD
County
MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
911
Classroom Teachers
83

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

10

(10 is best)

Better than 92.1% of PA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Bala-Cynwyd Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 83 51
Proficiency in Reading 90 63
Proficiency in Math 75 40

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 80 51
Proficiency in Reading 86 62
Proficiency in Math 73 39

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 74 46
Proficiency in Reading 88 62
Proficiency in Math 60.2 31

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 10.96
AVG FOR DISTRICT 12.14
AVG FOR STATE 14.48
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 338 37.1%
Grade 7 297 32.6%
Grade 8 276 30.3%
Total 911 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 74.2% 76.1% 68.7%
Black 8.2% 8.2% 15.6%
Hispanic 4.2% 4.8% 11.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 13.3% 10.7% 4.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.1% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 8.9% 9.4% 42.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.9% 8.3% 40.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.0% 1.1% 2.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 62,830 12,805,537
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,580.7 285
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.4% 5.6%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.8% 18.2%
20-44 YEARS OLD 26.2% 31.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.5% 27.8%
65 OR OLDER 20.1% 17.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 24,514 5,007,442
Single Parent Households With Children 5.2% 9.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 97.7% 89.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 77.3% 30.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 42.1% 10.9%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.8% 14.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 9.0% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 11.9% 18.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 9.1% 17.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 7.1% 14.9%
$15,000 or less 4.9% 11.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $15,898 $132,525,728 56.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,438 $11,987,168 5.1%
Staff $669 $5,576,784 2.4%
General Administration $363 $3,025,968 1.3%
School Administration $1,196 $9,969,856 4.2%
Operation $2,090 $17,422,240 7.4%
Transportation $1,480 $12,337,280 5.2%
Other $908 $7,569,088 3.2%
Total Support $8,145 $67,896,720 28.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,351 $36,269,936 15.3%
Total Expenditures $28,394 $236,692,384 100.0%
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%