Afton Elementary School

  • Afton Elementary School serves 581 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 76% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 90% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Afton Elementary School's student population of 581 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2019)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students581 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Afton Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Afton Elementary School is 0.40, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#287 out of 2,835 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
14%
4%
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Hispanic
3%
11%
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Black
3%
15%
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White
76%
66%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Afton Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.400.26
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Afton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePennsbury SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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