Park Forest Middle School

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Park Forest Middle School At a Glance
Member of SO since 2000
Best finish, regionals 1st, 2010 and 2011
Best finish, state 4th, 2012
Best finish, nationals Never made it


Park Forest Middle School is the home of a Pennsylvania Division B Science Olympiad team in the State College School District. They currently compete in the Central region of Pennsylvania, although they have competed in the Central East region, Northwest region, and Northeast region in their history. They have steadily placed in the top 10 in the state for the past few years.

Park Forest has a rivalry with Mount Nittany Middle School, since both of them are located in State College. They both feed into State College Area High School. The are also the two schools that resulted from the split of State College Junior High School, which was a nationally-prominent team that won two national titles. Park Forest occupies the same school building as the old State College Junior High.

Park Forest finished in 7th place at the state tournament every from 2014 to 2017 (sometimes called "the S7reak").

Results Table

Past Results
Year Regionals States
2001 1st
2002 1st 5th (239)
2003 -
2004
2005 5th 8th (356)
2006 2nd 25th (490)
2007
2008 * 3rd 28th (511)
2009 * 2nd 17th (415)
2010 * 1st (92) 20th (438)
2011 * 1st (87) 8th (335)
2012 # 3rd (164) 4th (234)
2013 + 2nd (86) 10th (306)
2014 # 3rd (134) 7th (307)
2015 # 2nd (124) 7th (260)
2016 # 3rd (135) 7th (265)
2017 2nd (108) 7th (310)
2018 3rd (150) 13th (371)
2019 3rd (145) 18th (450)
* - Competed in the Northwest region.
# - Competed in the Northeast region.
+ - Competed in the Central East region.