Delcroft School

799 School Lane
Folcroft, PA 19032
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Delcroft School serves 673 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Delcroft 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (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 48% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Delcroft School's student population of 673 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students673 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

Delcroft 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 Delcroft School is 0.52, 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
#2249 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
6%
11%
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Black
66%
15%
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White
20%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.520.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
8%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSoutheast Delco School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Delcroft School is Delaware County Technical High School-fo (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Norwood School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Folcroft Delaware County Technical High School-fo Vocational School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12
    0.3 miles
    701 Henderson Boulevard
    Folcroft, PA 19032
    (610) 583-7620
    0.3 9-12 n/a
  • Norwood Norwood School Math: 41% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 1-8 | 502 students
    0.9 miles
    558 Seneca Ave
    Norwood, PA 19074
    (610) 237-6425
    0.9 1-8 502
  • Glenolden Walter M Senkow Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 1-5 | 279 students
    0.9 miles
    15 East Lamont Avenue
    Glenolden, PA 19036
    (610) 957-5114
    0.9 1-5 279
  • Prospect Park Kindergarten Academy
    Grades: K | 252 students
    1.2 miles
    900 Washington Avenue
    Prospect Park, PA 19076
    (610) 957-5401
    1.2 K 252
  • Glenolden Glenolden School Math: 45% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 1-8 | 613 students
    1.3 miles
    Macdade & Knowles
    Glenolden, PA 19036
    (610) 237-6430
    1.3 1-8 613

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