Aldan Elementary School

1 North Woodlawn Ave
Clifton Heights, PA 19018
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Aldan Elementary School serves 237 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Aldan Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Aldan Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Aldan Elementary School's student population of 237 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students237 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

Aldan Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,820 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Aldan Elementary School is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2273 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
2%
11%
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Black
72%
15%
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White
19%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.450.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWilliam Penn School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Aldan Elementary School is Academy Park High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Harris School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Darby Harris School Math: 16% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 771 students
    0.7 miles
    501 Sharon Avenue
    Darby, PA 19023
    (610) 522-4370
    0.7 K-8 771
  • Clifton Heights Primos Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 469 students
    0.7 miles
    861 Bunting Ln
    Clifton Heights, PA 19018
    (610) 622-6755
    0.7 K-5 469
  • Glenolden Southeast Delco Kindergarten Center
    Grades: K | 312 students
    0.7 miles
    1 School Ln
    Glenolden, PA 19036
    (610) 522-4365
    0.7 K 312
  • Drexel Hill Charles Kelly Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 1-5 | 349 students
    1.0 miles
    3400 Dennison Ave
    Drexel Hill, PA 19026
    (610) 638-1070
    1 1-5 349
  • Glenolden Darby Township School Math: 20% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 579 students
    1.0 miles
    801 Ashland Avenue
    Glenolden, PA 19036
    (610) 522-4375
    1 K-8 579

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