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+1 (717) 776-2471

47 Mount Rock Rd

Newville, Pennsylvania


About Big Spring MS
6th Grade - 8th Grade

Big Spring MS is one of 5 schools found in the Big Spring SD district of Pennsylvania.

Big Spring MS is a regular school, specialising in 6th Grade to 8th Grade. Compared to other schools in Pennsylvania, this is a relatively average sized school since it has an enrolment of 581 students.

In recent years, the pupil population has remained static. Alongside this, the number of teachers has remained static over a similar timeframe.

At Big Spring MS, the average teaching salary of $43,228 is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of $64,738.

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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

This school is not eligible for Title I funding. Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Big Spring MS 581$2,45312$43,2280.09
Mount Rock Elem Sch (0 miles) 370$1,82213$47,2310.11
Big Spring HS (0.25 miles) 884$11,20513$50,2880.09
Oak Flat El Sch (1.01 miles) 416$2,53512$44,0920.11
Newville El Sch (1.2 miles) 333$1,64413$49,9810.10
North Dickinson El Sch (7.21 miles) 181$11,77615$50,9200.25

Big Spring MS

Number of pupils581
Funding per pupil$2,453
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$43,228
Diversity index0.09

Mount Rock Elem Sch (0 miles)

Number of pupils370
Funding per pupil$1,822
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$47,231
Diversity index0.11

Big Spring HS (0.25 miles)

Number of pupils884
Funding per pupil$11,205
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$50,288
Diversity index0.09

Oak Flat El Sch (1.01 miles)

Number of pupils416
Funding per pupil$2,535
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$44,092
Diversity index0.11

Newville El Sch (1.2 miles)

Number of pupils333
Funding per pupil$1,644
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$49,981
Diversity index0.10

North Dickinson El Sch (7.21 miles)

Number of pupils181
Funding per pupil$11,776
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$50,920
Diversity index0.25
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Rankings within Pennsylvania
There are 3,078 schools in Pennsylvania. Rankings don't always go up to 3,078 because some schools have missing data.
1031stlargest school
637thhighest number of FTE teachers
500thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
2796thhighest average teaching salary
1970thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
996thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
2417thhighest diversity index
2492ndhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

6th Grade - 8th Grade: 5 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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