School Details

Boyertown Area Junior High School-West

380 South Madison St, Boyertown, PA 19512
(610) 369-7471
8

(out of 10)

Public Grades 7-9 798 students 14 students/teacher (PA avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

95%
95%
80%
86%
87%
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
  • Boyertown Area School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

89%
90%
76%
85%
87%
80%
75%
79%
60%
84%
89%
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
  • Boyertown Area School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Boyertown Area Junior High School-West is a public middle school in Colebrookdale Township. The principal of Boyertown Area Junior High School-West is Mr Gregory Galtere. 798 children attend Boyertown Area Junior High School-West and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 20% of the 798 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Boyertown Area Junior High School-West is 14:1. Pottsgrove Middle School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 96% 95%
Black, non-Hispanic 2% 1%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
Multiracial 0.8% %
Asian 0.6% %
Hispanic 0.5% 0.8%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.1% 0.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 20% 13%

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