School Details

Beaver Area Middle School

Gypsy Glen, Beaver, PA 15009
(724) 774-0253
9

(out of 10)

Public Grades 7-8 303 students 12 students/teacher (PA avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

97%
97%
80%
89%
89%
76%

Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA)

In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2012
  • Beaver Area School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

96%
96%
76%
89%
89%
80%
81%
81%
60%
88%
87%
73%

Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA)

In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2012
  • Beaver Area School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Beaver Area Middle School is a public middle school in Vanport. The principal of Beaver Area Middle School is Mr Dan Taormina. 303 children attend Beaver Area Middle School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Asian. 20% of the 303 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Beaver Area Middle School is 12:1. Ss Peter & Paul School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Orchestra
  • Theater drama

Sports

  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Football
  • P.E. classes
  • Swimming

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 95% 96%
Black, non-Hispanic 3% 2%
Asian 2% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.0% 1%
Hispanic 0.7% 1%
Multiracial 0.3% 0%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 20% 17%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    I have two children who went to Beaver high school and now i have two grand children children in Beaver high school plus great nephews. Beaver high school has helped my children with their education. Great school

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