Candlebrook Elementary School

  • Candlebrook Elementary School serves 384 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Candlebrook Elementary School's student population of 384 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students384 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Candlebrook Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Candlebrook Elementary School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#482 out of 2,835 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Candlebrook Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Candlebrook Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
22%
4%
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Hispanic
14%
11%
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Black
4%
15%
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White
53%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Candlebrook Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Candlebrook Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.650.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Candlebrook Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUpper Merion Area SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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