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Punxsutawney Area MS (leave a review)
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+1 (814) 938-5151

465 Beyer Ave

Punxutawney, Pennsylvania


About Punxsutawney Area MS
4th Grade - 10th Grade

Punxsutawney Area MS is one of 8 schools found in the Punxsutawney Area SD district of Pennsylvania.

Punxsutawney Area MS is a regular school, specialising in 4th Grade to 10th Grade. Compared to other schools in Pennsylvania, this is a relatively average sized school since it has an enrolment of 659 students.

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

The average teacher's salary is $59,250, which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of $64,738.

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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

Targeted assistance program

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
Punxsutawney Area MS 659$3,02711$59,2500.06
Punxsutawney Area HS (0.35 miles) 842$2,46013$56,5730.06
Jenks Hill El Sch (0.44 miles) 82$9,8328$39,0910.14
West End El Sch (0.94 miles) 144$4,85411$50,3360.16
Bell Twp El Sch (2.81 miles) 81$5,37812$47,0490.00
Parkview El Sch (3.2 miles) 67$8,0989$43,2580.11

Punxsutawney Area MS

Number of pupils659
Funding per pupil$3,027
Pupils per teacher11
Average teacher salary$59,250
Diversity index0.06

Punxsutawney Area HS (0.35 miles)

Number of pupils842
Funding per pupil$2,460
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$56,573
Diversity index0.06

Jenks Hill El Sch (0.44 miles)

Number of pupils82
Funding per pupil$9,832
Pupils per teacher8
Average teacher salary$39,091
Diversity index0.14

West End El Sch (0.94 miles)

Number of pupils144
Funding per pupil$4,854
Pupils per teacher11
Average teacher salary$50,336
Diversity index0.16

Bell Twp El Sch (2.81 miles)

Number of pupils81
Funding per pupil$5,378
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$47,049
Diversity index0.00

Parkview El Sch (3.2 miles)

Number of pupils67
Funding per pupil$8,098
Pupils per teacher9
Average teacher salary$43,258
Diversity index0.11
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Nearest Schools
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Rankings within Pennsylvania
There are 3,078 schools in Pennsylvania. Please note, schools for which some information is not available are excluded from the rankings for that metric.
783rdlargest school
370thhighest number of FTE teachers
292ndlowest pupil-teacher ratio
1857thhighest average teaching salary
984thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
225thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
2699thhighest diversity index
2383rdhighest funding per pupil
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Student Ethnicity
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

4th Grade - 8th Grade: 5 hours

9th Grade - 10th Grade: 5.5 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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