Caln Elementary School

  • Caln Elementary School serves 467 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (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.
  • Caln 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Caln Elementary School's student population of 467 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students467 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Caln 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 Caln Elementary School is 0.72, 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#2336 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
24%
11%
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Black
34%
15%
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White
33%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Caln Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.720.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCoatesville Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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