School Details

Owen J Roberts Middle School

881 Ridge Rd, Pottstown, PA 19465
(610) 469-5102
9

(out of 10)

Public Grades 7-8 815 students 12 students/teacher (PA avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

94%
94%
80%
91%
91%
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
  • Owen J Roberts School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

93%
93%
76%
92%
92%
80%
82%
82%
60%
83%
83%
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
  • Owen J Roberts School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Owen J Roberts Middle School is a public middle school in South Coventry Township. The principal of Owen J Roberts Middle School is Dr Robert Salladino. 815 students attend Owen J Roberts Middle School and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 10% of the 815 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Owen J Roberts Middle School is 12:1. West-Mont Christian Academy is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra
  • Photography
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • Arabic
  • Cantonese
  • French
  • German
  • Hebrew
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Latin
  • Mandarin
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Sports

  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bicycling
  • Cheerleading
  • Crew
  • Cross country
  • Fencing
  • Field hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Lacrosse
  • Martial arts self defense
  • P.E. classes
  • Rock climbing
  • Rugby
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball
  • Water polo
  • Wrestling
  • Yoga

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 90% 89%
Black, non-Hispanic 3% 3%
Hispanic 3% 3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
Multiracial 2% 3%
Asian 2% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.4% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 10% 11%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    Great teachers who care and a nice clean school caring staff.

  • (5 years ago)

    ThIs school is awesome! I am currently attending it the extracurricular activities are spectacular! The teachers care about academic and personal problems. This has helped me through my schooling so much! Thank you OJR. Go Wildcats!

  • (8 years ago)

    My sister 12 attends OJR and it has been a positive influence in her life. The teachers care which makes the students care. They offer fantastic programs that really engage every child no matter their hobby. I strongly recommend this school!

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Overall score

(based on 7 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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