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Allentown Schools Guide: South Mountain Middle School

South Mountain Middle School, located on W. Emaus Avenue in Allentown, Pennsylvania is home to 1,286 students from grades 6 through 8 and employs 73 teachers. It is part of the Allentown City School District.

All staff members at South Mountain Middle School strive to provide the best possible education for all students by challenging students to reach their maximum intellectual, social, emotional and physical potential by learning each child’s strength and providing instruction that meets their individual needs.

Fun Fact:
NFL player, Andre Reed, played 14 seasons with the Bills and 1 with the Redskins and is currently 8th All – Time in catches with 951, attended South Mountain Middle School!

School Basics

South Mountain Middle School
709 W. Emaus Avenue
Allentown, PA 18103 (map)
Phone: 484-765-4300
School website

District: Allentown City School District

Principal: Mr. Frank Derrick

Test Scores Overview

Grade 6
Reading – 40%
Math – 61%
Grade 7
Reading – 50%
Math – 58%

Grade 8
Reading – 60%
Science – 28%
Writing – 55%
Math – 58%

# of teachers – 73
# of students – 1,286

Hispanic – 62%
Caucasian – 21%
African American – 15%
Asian/Pacific Islander – 2%
American Indian – less than 1%




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