161 Ardmore Ave
Lansdowne, PA 19050
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Ardmore Avenue School serves 542 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 37% (majority Black).

School Overview

Ardmore Avenue School's student population of 542 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
542 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Ardmore Avenue School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,797 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Ardmore Avenue School is 0.44, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2457 out of 2797 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
11%
13%
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Black
74%
15%
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White
8%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.44
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (17-18)
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ardmore Avenue School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

2   11/9/2010
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.
- Posted by Parent - lmgav

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 542 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in PA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.44

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