School Details

Penn Cambria Middle School

401 Division St, Gallitzin, PA 16641
(814) 886-4181
9

(out of 10)

Public Grades 5-8 499 students 14 students/teacher (PA avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

87%
86%
73%
81%
81%
65%
78%
77%
64%

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
  • Penn Cambria School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

84%
84%
77%
82%
82%
69%

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
  • Penn Cambria School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

98%
98%
80%
94%
93%
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
  • Penn Cambria School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

97%
97%
76%
91%
92%
80%
68%
68%
60%
91%
91%
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
  • Penn Cambria School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Penn Cambria Middle School is a public middle school in Gallitzin Township. The principal of Penn Cambria Middle School is Mr Jeff Baird. 499 students go to Penn Cambria Middle School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 38% of the 499 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Penn Cambria Middle School is 14:1. All Saints Catholic School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 99% 98%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.8% 0%
Hispanic 0.6% 0%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 1%
Asian 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 38% 38%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (7 years ago)

    I go to PCMS. So when I say that it is totally auesome I am speaking for half of the school

  • (9 years ago)

    This school has the worst principal I have ever had involvement with. I would avoid enrolling a child in this school at all costs!

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