Ardmore Avenue School

161 Ardmore Ave
Lansdowne, PA 19050
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2.00 5 1 (1 review)
Ardmore Avenue School serves 569 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Ardmore Avenue 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 16% (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 39% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Ardmore Avenue School's student population of 569 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students569 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Ardmore Avenue 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 Ardmore Avenue School is 0.37, 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
#2484 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:114:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
4%
4%
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Hispanic
7%
11%
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Black
79%
15%
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White
7%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.370.53
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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 Ardmore Avenue School is Penn Wood High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Beverly Hills Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Charles Kelly Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lansdowne Penn Wood High School Math: 38% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,458 student
    0.5 miles
    100 Green Avenue
    Lansdowne, PA 19050
    (610) 284-8080
    0.5 9-12 1,458
  • Drexel Hill Charles Kelly Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 1-5 | 349 students
    0.6 miles
    3400 Dennison Ave
    Drexel Hill, PA 19026
    (610) 638-1070
    0.6 1-5 349
  • Lansdowne Vision Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 272 students
    0.6 miles
    41 E Baltimore Avenue
    Lansdowne, PA 19050
    (484) 466-6341
    0.6 PK-6 272
  • Upper Darby Beverly Hills Middle School Math: 14% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,462 student
    0.9 miles
    1400 Garrett Rd
    Upper Darby, PA 19082
    (610) 626-9317
    0.9 6-8 1,462
  • Lansdowne East Lansdowne Elementary School Math: 16% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 350 students
    0.9 miles
    401 Emerson Ave
    Lansdowne, PA 19050
    (610) 626-2415
    0.9 K-6 350

School Reviews

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The administration and, in particular, the principal of Ardmore Avenue is not the best. They have absolutely no compassion for the children and their feelings, unfortunately, in our experience with them.
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