School Details

Melrose School

2041 Berryhill St, Harrisburg, PA 17104
(717) 703-1440
1

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-8 483 students 11 students/teacher (PA avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

36%
43%
80%
37%
41%
74%

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
  • Harrisburg City School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

52%
32%
83%
32%
23%
72%
32%
28%
82%

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
  • Harrisburg City School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

21%
35%
73%
19%
26%
65%
35%
36%
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
  • Harrisburg City School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

51%
32%
77%
22%
25%
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
  • Harrisburg City School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Melrose School is a public middle school in Harrisburg. The principal of Melrose School is Ms Shawn Tuttle. 483 children attend Melrose School and identify mostly as Black, non-Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 84% of the 483 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Melrose School is 11:1. Rowland School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 64% 67%
White, non-Hispanic 4% 4%
Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 4%
Hispanic 28% 24%
Asian 0.8% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.4% 0%
Multiracial 0.4% 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 84% 78%

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