Edgar Fahs Smith Steam Academy

Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Edgar Fahs Smith Steam Academy serves 275 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 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 3-8
Total Students275 students
Gender % This chart display gender of Edgar Fahs Smith Steam Academy
Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Edgar Fahs Smith Steam Academy by grade.

School Rankings

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 0.71, which is more 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 1985-1986 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2205 out of 2797 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Edgar Fahs Smith Steam Academy, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Edgar Fahs Smith Steam Academy 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
62%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Edgar Fahs Smith Steam Academy 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
Hispanic
37%
11%
Black
34%
15%
White
20%
66%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Edgar Fahs Smith Steam Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score
0.710.53
Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
46%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameYork City School District
Source: 1985-1986 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Edgar Fahs Smith Steam Academy is West York Area High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is West York Area Middle School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • York West York Area Middle School Math: 30% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 742 students
    0.7 miles
    1700 Bannister St
    York, PA 17404
    (717) 845-1671
    0.7 6-8 742
  • York Devers School Math: 10% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 638 students
    0.8 miles
    801 Chanceford Ave
    York, PA 17404
    (717) 849-1210
    0.8 PK-8 638
  • York Ferguson School Math: 3% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 654 students
    0.8 miles
    525 N Newberry St
    York, PA 17404
    (717) 849-1344
    0.8 PK-8 654
  • York Lincoln Charter School Charter School
    Math: 14% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 670 students
    0.8 miles
    559 W King Street
    York, PA 17401
    (717) 699-1573
    0.8 K-5 670
  • York West York Area High School Math: 67% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 886 students
    0.8 miles
    1800 Bannister St
    York, PA 17404
    (717) 845-6634
    0.8 9-12 886

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