South Mountain Middle School

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709 W Emmaus Ave

Allentown, PA 18103

(484) 765-4301

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,300

Students Per Teacher: 13

Parent Reviews

18 Parent Reviews for South Mountain Middle School

South Mountain has to be the worse school in the district. They refuses to intervene when my daughter was being bullied by a small group of girls. She has been hit in the face, slapped on the head, pushed into the lockers and intentionally tripped. The principal, teachers and security are aware but ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/21/13

I think this is the worst school I've ever seen. For the past 3 yrs my son has struggled since day one! I am so glad I am relocating back to NY. Teachers there show alot more involvement & discipline. I'd like for my son to grow in life, continue learning & have a great career. Which I feel in this ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/15/13

I'm going to eighth grade now and I've been in this school for 2 years. By my standards I simply hate this school, The students are disrespectful to the teachers which wont allow me to get an education and wont allow me to learn. The teachers are excellent at teaching but its just the students that make ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 07/02/12

i am a six grader in smms n its not the greatest i have the most drama in this school. i try to stay away from the drama n focus on my school work but the drama gets u anyway. but it isnt the schoold fault more of the behavior of the students the teachers handle it well a peson i know jut got into a ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 03/29/12

Terrible school. The kids talk about gang affiliations during class. They are disrespectfull to teacher. South mountain represents the very lowest in education and society.

Posted by a parent on 03/11/10

I love my school. despite everyone in other districts talking about all the bad things they hear about Allentown, it's deffinently not a bad school. Teachers and faculty are strick here to prevent bad behavior and they do a great job handeling situations.

Posted by a student on 02/13/10

im a 8th grader.ive been in southmountain for 3 years.this is one of the best public middle school in allentown.i recommened this school to any 6-8 graders.there are many oppertunitys in smms.

Posted by a student on 09/13/09

teachers are very pressured by the over populated students but alays do their best all teachers are very commited to their students and very helpful as much as fun .the school might be over populated but the teachers are awsome

Posted by a student on 07/21/09

As a grandparent of an Autistic student, I would like to say this school is very dedicated to the needs of these students. The teacher and the IA's do a great job.

Posted by a other on 04/01/09

i love this school,nice teachers that help you alot.we do alot of fun projectsand other fun learning going to spend my rest of two years here with fun.

Posted by a student on 05/10/08

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Test scores for South Mountain Middle School

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Test Year: 2012
South Mountain Middle School
Allentown City School District
* 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.

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Allentown schools — South Mountain Middle School is located at 709 W Emmaus Ave, Allentown PA 18103. 709 W Emmaus Ave is in the 18103 ZIP code in Allentown, PA The school district for South Mountain Middle School is the Allentown City School District. South Mountain Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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