Pickering Valley Elementary School

Pickering Valley Elementary School serves 675 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 31%.
Pickering Valley Elementary School operates within the Downingtown Area School District.

School Overview

The student population of 675 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 675 students
Pickering Valley Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Pickering Valley Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Pickering Valley Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Pickering Valley Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 15:1
Pickering Valley Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
32%
3%
Pickering Valley Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
3%
9%
Pickering Valley Elementary School Black Students (1993-2013)
White
63%
69%
Pickering Valley Elementary School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.50 0.24
Pickering Valley Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
1%
38%
Pickering Valley Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
5%
Pickering Valley Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2005)

District Comparison

Downingtown Area School District's student population of 12,028 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $15,788 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $14,897 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Downingtown Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
3
Number of Students Managed 12,028 1,514
Downingtown Area   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $187 MM $21 MM
Downingtown Area   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $176 MM $20 MM
Downingtown Area   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $15,788 $12,967
Downingtown Area   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $14,897 $12,300
Downingtown Area   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Downingtown High School East Campus (2.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lionville Middle School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Shamona Creek Elementary School (1.6 miles away)
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  • DowningtownShamona Creek Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 414 students
    1.6 miles
    501 Dorlan Mill Rd
    DowningtownPA 19335
    (610)458-8703
    1.6KG-5414
  • ExtonLionville Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1607 students
    2.4 miles
    550 West Uwchlan Ave
    ExtonPA 19341
    (610)524-6300
    2.46-81607
  • Chester SpringsWest Vincent Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 583 students
    2.4 miles
    2750 Conestoga Rd
    Chester SpringsPA 19425
    (610)469-5100
    2.4KG-6583
  • ExtonDowningtown High School East Campus
    Grades: 9-12 | 1609 students
    2.7 miles
    50 Devon Dr
    ExtonPA 19341
    (610)363-6400
    2.79-121609
  • DowningtownLionville Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 663 students
    2.7 miles
    526 West Uwchlan Ave
    DowningtownPA 19335
    (610)363-6580
    2.7KG-5663

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