Burgard Elementary School
Burgard Elementary School serves 417 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Burgard 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (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 60-64% (which is approximately equal to the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).
Burgard Elementary School's student population of 417 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Burgard Elementary 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 Burgard Elementary School is 0.27, 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 Data
State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1663 out of 2797 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education
I am extremely honored and proud to be the principal of H.C. Burgard Elementary. I look forward to having our students become wildly excited about coming to school each day!
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