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Wilson Middle School is a public middle school in Erie. The principal of Wilson Middle School is Mrs Scherry Prater. 523 children attend Wilson Middle School and identify primarily as Black, non-Hispanic; Asian; and Multiracial. 88% of the 523 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Wilson Middle School is 13:1. St. John-Holy Rosary Eastside Catholic School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Chorus
  • Languages Taught

    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 55% 34%
Asian 4% %
Multiracial 3% %
White, non-Hispanic 24% 50%
Hispanic 14% 10%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.6% 0.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 88% 73%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (2 years ago)

    I my self attended Wilson Middle School in Erie PA and have always thought it was a great school though when my daughter entered 6th grade I was reluctant in putting her into Wilson because of the rumors we had a terrible year last year (6th grade) at a school I thought would be better for her with smaller class sizes so I finally decided this year (7th) to give it a try irregardless of the rumors. My daughter was reluctant as well as I but she loves it. She loves that she can better understand the teachers and there way of teaching as she puts it "They know how to teach and know there stuff"..

  • (4 years ago)

    The best city school because we have it all; diversity best students and teachers outstanding academics and extra curriculum activities. WE ARE PRESIDENTS;)

  • (4 years ago)

    the teachers are concerned about the students especially in the honors program

  • (4 years ago)

    One of the top middles schools in Northwestern Pennsylvania Wilson's students have had high performance levels in the PSSA scoring outstanding atheletics and a dedicated teaching staff that push their students to their maximum potential. No one could ask for a more dedicated public school for student achievement

  • (4 years ago)

    Wilson has a great staff that is alway there to help students.

  • (4 years ago)

    ...From academics to athletics to the quality of after school and community programs Wilson is truly world class school with world class students teachers and faculty. Wilson is one of the leaders in PA for schools in closing the achievement gap and one of the top urban middle schools in the state.

  • (4 years ago)

    I beleive the school has a wonderful staff. My children enjoy attending school. I think alot of it has to do with the teachers. The teachers there are great at communicating with the students and parents. The students can stay on task and focus when they don't have to worry about asking questions. I also enjoy the family nights that the school participates in. Getting involved with the students outside of class is a great way to build the teacher-student relationship. The activities they have are fun and also include fitness so the kids get fit and have fun also.

  • (4 years ago)

    Wilson Middle School creates a strong sense of belonging for everyone; teachers staff administration and above all students.

  • (4 years ago)

    Because we have a great staff and they are so much fun to work with. We also have great students who has promising futures ahead of them. Go Wilson!!!

  • (4 years ago)

    Wilson Middle School is the best school due to it's tight sense of community awesome staff and students and being as Wilson is always striving to improve in academics and community.

  • (4 years ago)

    We have a rich environment of multiethnic multiracial and multitalented students that challenge our teachers daily and we enjoy the challenge and most of all the beautiful diversity.

  • (4 years ago)

    I moved into the City of Erie because I teach at Woodrow Wilson Middle School and believe so much in the public education the faculty and staff offer the students here that I want MY children to get a well rounded academic and social education as well!

  • (4 years ago)

    The teachers are very helpful and the students are extremely friendly. Their is great leadership at Wilson through the principals and assistant principals. They know the students and the staff by name. They make sure to take care of any issues students and parents have. It is a fantastic school

  • (4 years ago)

    We have a goal towards success that drives our school to be the best! The teachers and staff work their hardest to make a safe and fun learning environment for the students. Go Presidents!

  • (4 years ago)

    Hardworking staff and administration that care and are involved with the students. One of the best group of 8th grade students ever!

  • (6 years ago)

    My children are new to this school and the school proved my fears to be correct. There was no support for new students! They couldn't even have orientation for new students until 3 weeks after school started - real intelligent there! Due to this and other issues arising from this (nobody appears to know what they are doing) my kids have had a really hard week.

  • (7 years ago)

    There are not enough text books for each student. The condition of the school and sports field is a disaster. I would strongly suggest you look elsewhere for a school.

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