320 Second Ave
Phoenixville, PA 19460
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Barkley Elementary School serves 288 students in grades 2-5.
Barkley Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 68% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Barkley Elementary School's student population of 288 students has declined by 30% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 35% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 2-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
288 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Barkley Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Barkley Elementary School is 0.63, which is more 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
#1274 out of 2797 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
40%
13%
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Black
7%
15%
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White
45%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score
0.63
This chart display the diversity score of Barkley Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Barkley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
2%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 2-5
  • Students: 288 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in PA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 68% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.63

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