Elmwood Elementary School

  • Elmwood Elementary School serves 449 students in grades 1-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Elmwood Elementary School's student population of 449 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-5
Total Students449 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Elmwood Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Elmwood Elementary School is 0.52, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#912 out of 2,835 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Elmwood Elementary School 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Elmwood Elementary School 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
7%
11%
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Black
20%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Elmwood Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
66%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Elmwood Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Elmwood Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.520.27
This chart display the diversity score of Elmwood Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Elmwood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Elmwood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMechanicsburg Area SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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