Dallastown Area Middle School

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700 New School Ln

Dallastown, PA 17313

(717) 244-4021

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Grades: 7 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,000

Students Per Teacher: 8

Parent Reviews

9 Parent Reviews for Dallastown Area Middle School

My son will be leaving to attend Dallastown High School next year and we are very excited. The Middle School has been an excellent experience for my son. He sometimes complains that they are strict, but it is not an easy task molding young teenagers. I have found the school administrators to be "approachable", ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/12/11

My daughter just completed three years at the middle school after being homeschooled through Grade 5. She is now a freshman at the high school and doing very well academically. She was well prepared for this high school year because of the excellent teaching received at the middle school. She learned ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/15/08

So far this year was our first year at the Middle School. I was very disappointed in... about everything. The teachers are non-supportive, and the office crew never helps with what I need or ask about. What we pay for our child's education is not worth it. Although the fact there is a helpful guidance ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/04/08

The school is a good school, but being one of the largest middle schools in the state of Pennsylvania, you must closely watch and monitor your child's education. You must be an advocate, or your child could get lost in the shuffle. Otherwise, there are lots of opportunities for advancement, lots of ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/26/08

The Dallastown Middle School is not worth the taxes we pay for the school system. Some teachers are rude and unwilling to help or compromise with parents or students The Vice-Principle Dr. Senft is more interested in showing his power and showing results than investigating the issues of the students. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/02/07

This is our 2nd year at DAMS. We moved to this part of Pa because of the good reputation I have heard about this school. I am not at all impressed. The teachers and others working in the school, such as some office personnel seem to be very rude to the kids. I have seen it and heard it myself. These ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/13/07

In my opinion Dallastown Middle School was a little disapointing the past 3 years. The teachers seem to be there only for the job not the students. Work is given to the students without being explained properly, and then the student is responible to learn and understand the information in order to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/17/06

Having finished our first year at Dallastown Middle School, I am very pleased. The teachers are great & helpful, the school seems to really go the extra mile. I especially love the after school activity buses - they are a Godsend for those parents who have to work. This year they start project seventh ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/30/05

I am currently enrolled at this wonderful school. There is not much bad things to say about Dallastown. The teachers and principals mainly consintrate on academics. They like to work one on one with the students.I personally have no complants about the staff and the academics. This school also consintrates ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 12/04/04

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Test scores for Dallastown Area Middle School

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Test Year: 2012
Dallastown Area Middle School
Dallastown Area 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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Dallastown schools — Dallastown Area Middle School is located at 700 New School Ln, Dallastown PA 17313. 700 New School Ln is in the 17313 ZIP code in Dallastown, PA The school district for Dallastown Area Middle School is the Dallastown Area School District. Dallastown Area Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 7 - 8.
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