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Centerville Middle School

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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2012.

295 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
81%

2009

 
 
79%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2012.

297 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
83%

2009

 
 
78%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


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, science 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.

Source: Pennsylvania Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 76% in 2012.

291 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
83%

2009

 
 
84%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

288 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
86%

2009

 
 
91%
Science

The state average for Science was 60% in 2012.

295 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
63%

2009

 
 
65%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 73% in 2012.

293 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
87%

2009

 
 
78%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


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, science 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.

Source: Pennsylvania Department of Education

Math

All Students90%
Female91%
Male88%
Black83%
Asian86%
Hispanic77%
Multi-ethnicn/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilities (IEP)53%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students91%
Female91%
Male91%
Black92%
Asian67%
Hispanic82%
Multi-ethnicn/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilities (IEP)59%
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


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, science 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.

The different student groups are identified by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Pennsylvania Department of Education

Math

All Students84%
Female84%
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asian88%
Hispanic53%
Multi-ethnic100%
White88%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Students with disabilities (IEP)61%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students88%
Female91%
Male85%
Blackn/a
Asian94%
Hispanic57%
Multi-ethnic77%
White93%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilities (IEP)50%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students72%
Female69%
Male74%
Black36%
Asian81%
Hispanic47%
Multi-ethnic67%
White76%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilities (IEP)33%
English language learnersn/a

Writing

All Students85%
Female95%
Male76%
Blackn/a
Asian94%
Hispanic69%
Multi-ethnic100%
White86%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilities (IEP)40%
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


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, science 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.

The different student groups are identified by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Pennsylvania Department of Education

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2011-2012 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 73% 71%
Hispanic 13% 9%
Black 6% 15%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 5% 3%
Two or more races 3% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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865 Centerville Rd
Lancaster, PA 17601
Phone: (717) 898-5580

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