Rockwood Area Elementary School

Rockwood Area Elementary School serves 407 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Rockwood Area Elementary School operates within the Rockwood Area School District.

Overview

The student population of 407 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 407 students
Rockwood Area Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Rockwood Area Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Rockwood Area Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.83. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
Rockwood Area Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
n/a
8%
Rockwood Area Elementary School Hispanic (1992-2012)
Black
n/a
16%
Rockwood Area Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
97%
71%
Rockwood Area Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Rockwood Area Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Rockwood Area Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.06 0.83
Rockwood Area Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
27%
34%
Rockwood Area Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2012)
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.
9%
6%
Rockwood Area Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 852 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Rockwood Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 852 1,588
Rockwood Area   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $11 MM n/a
Rockwood Area   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $10 MM n/a
Rockwood Area   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,856 $0
Rockwood Area   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,839 $0
Rockwood Area   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Rockwood Area Junior Senior High School (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Somerset Area Middle School (7.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Maple Ridge Elementary School (6.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Rockwood Rockwood Area Junior Senior High School
    437 Somerset Ave
    Rockwood , PA , 15557
    (814)926-4631
    0  mi  |  358  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Somerset Maple Ridge Elementary School
    105 New Centerville Rd
    Somerset , PA , 15501
    (814)445-6677
    6.9  mi  |  457  students  |  Gr.  KG-2
  • Somerset Eagle View Elementary School
    191 Discovery Ln
    Somerset , PA , 15501
    (814)444-8455
    7  mi  |  499  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Somerset Somerset Area Middle School
    645 South Columbia Ave
    Somerset , PA , 15501
    (814)443-2831
    7.1  mi  |  581  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Somerset Somerset Area High School
    645 South Columbia Ave
    Somerset , PA , 15501
    (814)443-2831
    7.1  mi  |  730  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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