Cheltenham Elementary School

  • Cheltenham Elementary School serves 515 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 47% (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 70% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Cheltenham Elementary School's student population of 515 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students515 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Cheltenham Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cheltenham Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cheltenham Elementary School is 0.67, 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#1221 out of 2,835 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cheltenham 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)
70%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cheltenham 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 Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
11%
4%
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Hispanic
10%
11%
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Black
51%
15%
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White
24%
66%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cheltenham Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.670.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cheltenham 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 NameCheltenham SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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