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

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School Overview

Address
325 Tower Lane
Narberth, PA 19072
Phone
(610) 658-3920
District
LOWER MERION SD
County
MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
979
Classroom Teachers
89

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

9

(10 is best)

Better than 86.0% of PA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

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

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 76 52
Proficiency in Reading 86 64
Proficiency in Math 66 40

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 77 48
Proficiency in Reading 84 59
Proficiency in Math 70 38

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 70 45
Proficiency in Reading 82 59
Proficiency in Math 58.6 32

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 10.98
AVG FOR DISTRICT 12.27
AVG FOR STATE 14.65
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 332 33.9%
Grade 7 332 33.9%
Grade 8 315 32.2%
Total 979 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 79.8% 77.2% 69.9%
Black 7.9% 7.9% 15.3%
Hispanic 4.3% 4.6% 10.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 8.0% 10.3% 3.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 12.0% 10.7% 46.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.3% 9.4% 43.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.6% 1.3% 3.4%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 62,525 12,784,227
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,568.2 285
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.2% 5.6%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.4% 18.4%
20-44 YEARS OLD 26.4% 31.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 28.2% 27.9%
65 OR OLDER 19.8% 16.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number of households 24,401 4,961,929
Single parent households with children 5.3% 9.8%
Adults with at least a high school diploma 97.5% 89.5%
Adults with at least a bachelor's degree 76.6% 29.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 40.4% 9.9%
$100,000 - $149,999 16.0% 13.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 9.7% 12.6%
$50,000 - $74,999 11.8% 18.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 9.7% 18.4%
$15,000 - $29,999 7.0% 15.5%
$15,000 or less 5.3% 11.8%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $14,203 $111,365,723 54.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,362 $10,679,442 5.2%
Staff $713 $5,590,633 2.7%
General Administration $325 $2,548,325 1.2%
School Administration $1,134 $8,891,694 4.3%
Operation $2,123 $16,646,443 8.1%
Transportation $1,373 $10,765,693 5.2%
Other $798 $6,257,118 3.0%
Total Support $7,828 $61,379,348 29.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,205 $32,971,405 16.0%
Total Expenditures $26,237 $205,724,317 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,814 $13,359,337,416 48.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $639 $1,092,703,063 3.9%
Staff $395 $675,134,221 2.4%
General Administration $343 $585,885,527 2.1%
School Administration $605 $1,034,806,948 3.7%
Operation $1,309 $2,238,668,762 8.1%
Transportation $716 $1,223,263,999 4.4%
Other $415 $709,440,155 2.6%
Total Support $4,422 $7,559,874,856 27.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,951 $6,755,211,657 24.4%
Total Expenditures $16,187 $27,674,469,082 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%