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Park Forest MS (leave a review)
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+1 (814) 272-8217

2180 School Dr

State College, Pennsylvania


About Park Forest MS
6th Grade - 8th Grade

Park Forest MS is one of 11 schools in the State College Area SD district of Pennsylvania.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from 6th Grade to 8th Grade and has an enrolment of 810 students - compared to other schools in Pennsylvania, this is a relatively average sized school.

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 $103,398, which is higher 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
Park Forest MS 810$16,10312$103,3980.38
Park Forest El Sch (0.1 miles) 490$94114$114,7830.42
Wonderland CS (1.58 miles) 96$11,7099$51,0930.50
Gray's Woods El Sch (1.87 miles) 409$13,02215$83,2350.14
Radio Park El Sch (2.07 miles) 359$15,19914$75,7370.47
Centre Learning Community CS (3.34 miles) 99$4,31211$42,8120.06

Park Forest MS

Number of pupils810
Funding per pupil$16,103
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$103,398
Diversity index0.38

Park Forest El Sch (0.1 miles)

Number of pupils490
Funding per pupil$941
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$114,783
Diversity index0.42

Wonderland CS (1.58 miles)

Number of pupils96
Funding per pupil$11,709
Pupils per teacher9
Average teacher salary$51,093
Diversity index0.50

Gray's Woods El Sch (1.87 miles)

Number of pupils409
Funding per pupil$13,022
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$83,235
Diversity index0.14

Radio Park El Sch (2.07 miles)

Number of pupils359
Funding per pupil$15,199
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$75,737
Diversity index0.47

Centre Learning Community CS (3.34 miles)

Number of pupils99
Funding per pupil$4,312
Pupils per teacher11
Average teacher salary$42,812
Diversity index0.06
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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.
463rdlargest school
257thhighest number of FTE teachers
423rdlowest pupil-teacher ratio
53rdhighest average teaching salary
2540thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
1841sthighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
972ndhighest diversity index
251sthighest 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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