Edgar Fahs Smith Steam Academy
Edgar Fahs Smith Steam Academy serves 332 students in grades 3-8.
Edgar Fahs Smith Steam Academy 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).
- Grades: 3-8
- Enrollment: 332 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
- Minority Enrollment: 85%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in PA
- Math Proficiency: 25% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 52% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education
Edgar Fahs Smith Steam Academy's student population of 332 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
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Edgar Fahs Smith Steam Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,797 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Edgar Fahs Smith Steam Academy is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2205 out of 2797 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education
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