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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (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
1059
Classroom Teachers
93

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

10

(10 is best)

Better than 92.5% 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 82 51
Proficiency in Reading 89 62
Proficiency in Math 74 40

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 79 50
Proficiency in Reading 85 61
Proficiency in Math 72 39

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 75 46
Proficiency in Reading 87 61
Proficiency in Math 62.0 31

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 11.41
AVG FOR DISTRICT 12.23
AVG FOR STATE 14.41
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 364 34.4%
Grade 7 353 33.3%
Grade 8 342 32.3%
Total 1059 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 72.4% 74.3% 67.2%
Black 8.4% 8.4% 15.6%
Hispanic 5.1% 5.7% 12.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 13.9% 11.4% 4.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.1% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 9.9% 9.7% 50.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.9% 8.6% 47.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.0% 1.1% 2.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 63,085 12,801,989
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,591.2 285
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.4% 5.5%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.8% 18.1%
20-44 YEARS OLD 25.9% 31.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.0% 27.6%
65 OR OLDER 20.9% 17.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 24,765 5,023,142
Single Parent Households With Children 5.3% 9.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 97.9% 90.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 78.1% 30.8%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 44.0% 11.9%
$100,000 - $149,999 14.9% 14.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 8.5% 12.9%
$50,000 - $74,999 11.5% 17.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 9.5% 17.4%
$15,000 - $29,999 6.5% 14.4%
$15,000 or less 5.0% 10.8%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $16,810 $140,413,930 57.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,562 $13,047,386 5.3%
Staff $781 $6,523,693 2.7%
General Administration $355 $2,965,315 1.2%
School Administration $1,232 $10,290,896 4.2%
Operation $2,503 $20,907,559 8.6%
Transportation $1,393 $11,635,729 4.8%
Other $949 $7,926,997 3.2%
Total Support $8,775 $73,297,575 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,680 $30,739,040 12.6%
Total Expenditures $29,265 $244,450,545 100.0%
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%