Edgar Fahs Smith Steam Academy

701 Texas Ave
York, PA 17404
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 245 students in grades 3-8, Edgar Fahs Smith Steam Academy ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 7% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 55%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-8
  • Enrollment: 245 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • : Bottom 50% in PA
  • : 7% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Edgar Fahs Smith Steam Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Edgar Fahs Smith Steam Academy's student population of 245 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
245 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Edgar Fahs Smith Steam Academy ranks within the bottom 50% of all 2,549 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Edgar Fahs Smith Steam Academy is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (PA)
#2238 out of 2549 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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7%
38%
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35%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
47%
14%
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Black
31%
14%
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White
11%
63%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
10%
5%
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0.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
50%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Edgar Fahs Smith Steam Academy's ranking?
Edgar Fahs Smith Steam Academy is ranked #2238 out of 2,549 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Pennsylvania.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
7% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% PA state average), while 35% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 55% PA state average).
How many students attend Edgar Fahs Smith Steam Academy?
245 students attend Edgar Fahs Smith Steam Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
47% of Edgar Fahs Smith Steam Academy students are Hispanic, 31% of students are Black, 11% of students are White, 10% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Edgar Fahs Smith Steam Academy?
Edgar Fahs Smith Steam Academy has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 13:1.
What grades does Edgar Fahs Smith Steam Academy offer ?
Edgar Fahs Smith Steam Academy offers enrollment in grades 3-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Edgar Fahs Smith Steam Academy part of?
Edgar Fahs Smith Steam Academy is part of York City SD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-8
  • Enrollment: 245 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 7% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

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