Barkley Elementary School

320 Second Ave
Phoenixville, PA 19460
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Barkley Elementary School serves 291 students in grades 2-5.
Barkley Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Barkley Elementary School's student population of 291 students has declined by 33% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 24% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 2-5
Total Students291 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Barkley 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 Barkley Elementary School is 0.64, which is more 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
#1475 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
29%
11%
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Black
11%
15%
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White
51%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.640.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePhoenixville Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Barkley Elementary School is Phoenixville Area High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Phoenixville Area Middle School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Phoenixville Phoenixville Area High School Math: 76% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,120 student
    0.6 miles
    1200 Gay St
    Phoenixville, PA 19460
    (484) 927-5100
    0.6 9-12 1,120
  • Phoenixville Phoenixville Area Middle School Math: 46% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 915 students
    0.7 miles
    1000 Purple Pride Parkway
    Phoenixville, PA 19460
    (484) 927-5200
    0.7 6-8 915
  • Phoenixville Manavon Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 2-5 | 420 students
    0.8 miles
    2 Phantom Way
    Phoenixville, PA 19460
    (484) 927-5350
    0.8 2-5 420
  • Phoenixville Phoenixville Early Learning Center
    Grades: K-1 | 659 students
    0.8 miles
    1 Phantom Way
    Phoenixville, PA 19460
    (484) 927-5450
    0.8 K-1 659
  • Phoenixville Schuylkill Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 2-5 | 515 students
    1.2 miles
    290 S White Horse Rd
    Phoenixville, PA 19460
    (484) 927-5400
    1.2 2-5 515

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