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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 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
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
1050
Classroom Teachers
97

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

10

(10 is best)

Better than 92.8% 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

100 80 60 40 20 0
82%
51%
88%
63%
75%
39%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 7

100 80 60 40 20 0
82%
49%
89%
60%
74%
38%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 8

100 80 60 40 20 0
75%
44%
87%
57%
62%
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
11
12
14
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 377 35.9%
Grade 7 314 29.9%
Grade 8 359 34.2%
Total 1050 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 70.4% 72.6% 66.0%
Black 10.2% 8.8% 15.6%
Hispanic 4.5% 6.1% 13.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 14.7% 12.3% 4.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.1% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 13.6% 12.7% 51.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 12.7% 11.8% 48.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.0% 0.9% 2.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 63,826 13,002,700
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,621.7 289
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.7% 5.5%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.7% 17.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 25.7% 31.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.0% 27.0%
65 OR OLDER 20.8% 18.3%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 24,704 5,106,601
Single Parent Households With Children 5.1% 9.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 98.4% 91.0%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 78.8% 32.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 46.9% 13.8%
$100,000 - $149,999 16.5% 15.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 7.8% 13.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 10.5% 17.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 8.6% 16.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 5.3% 13.3%
$15,000 or less 4.4% 9.8%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $16,348 $141,328,460 56.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,493 $12,906,985 5.2%
Staff $726 $6,276,270 2.5%
General Administration $364 $3,146,780 1.3%
School Administration $1,270 $10,979,150 4.4%
Operation $2,594 $22,425,130 9.0%
Transportation $1,366 $11,809,070 4.7%
Other $1,044 $9,025,380 3.6%
Total Support $8,856 $76,560,120 30.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,673 $31,753,085 12.7%
Total Expenditures $28,877 $249,641,665 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,717 $16,461,975,392 47.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $866 $1,466,830,267 4.3%
Staff $546 $925,011,977 2.7%
General Administration $419 $710,226,672 2.1%
School Administration $763 $1,292,333,985 3.8%
Operation $1,535 $2,601,211,226 7.6%
Transportation $714 $1,210,107,580 3.5%
Other $560 $949,241,331 2.8%
Total Support $5,404 $9,154,928,886 26.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $5,198 $8,806,215,159 25.6%
Total Expenditures $20,320 $34,423,045,702 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,549 $372,153,103,143 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $792 $39,020,154,935 5.2%
Staff $618 $30,487,652,661 4.1%
General Administration $258 $12,720,931,842 1.7%
School Administration $730 $35,978,592,512 4.8%
Operation $1,169 $57,607,988,317 7.7%
Transportation $527 $26,002,463,553 3.5%
Other $459 $22,633,739,814 3.0%
Total Support $4,553 $224,451,138,461 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,074 $151,519,765,183 20.3%
Total Expenditures $15,176 $748,124,887,521 100.0%