Dana El Center

50 Dana Street
Kingston, PA 18704
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Dana El Center serves 579 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Dana El Center 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (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 65% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Dana El Center's student population of 579 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students579 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

Dana El Center 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 Dana El Center is 0.29, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1757 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
7%
11%
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Black
2%
15%
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White
84%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.290.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWyoming Valley West School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Dana El Center is West Side Ctc (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Solomon/plains Junior High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Schuyler Avenue Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kingston Schuyler Avenue Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 228 students
    0.9 miles
    715 Schuyler Avenue
    Kingston, PA 18704
    (570) 287-6041
    0.9 K-5 228
  • Kingston West Side Ctc Vocational School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 524 students
    1.4 miles
    75 Evans Street, Pringle Borou
    Kingston, PA 18704
    (570) 288-8493
    1.4 9-12 524
  • Wilkes Barre Solomon/plains Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 805 students
    1.5 miles
    41 Abbott St
    Wilkes Barre, PA 18705
    (570) 826-7222
    1.5 K-6 805
  • Wilkes Barre Solomon/plains Junior High School Math: 18% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 460 students
    1.5 miles
    43 Abbott St
    Wilkes Barre, PA 18705
    (570) 826-7224
    1.5 7-8 460
  • Kingston Chester Street Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 1-5 | 173 students
    1.7 miles
    110 East Chester Street
    Kingston, PA 18704
    (570) 287-2438
    1.7 1-5 173

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