Fairview Avenue Elementary School

220 Fairview Ave
Waynesboro, PA 17268
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Fairview Avenue Elementary School serves 710 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Fairview Avenue Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Fairview Avenue Elementary School's student population of 710 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students710 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

Fairview Avenue Elementary 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 Fairview Avenue Elementary School is 0.32, 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
#1524 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
5%
11%
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Black
5%
15%
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White
82%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.320.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWaynesboro Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Fairview Avenue Elementary School is Waynesboro Area Senior High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Waynesboro Area Middle School (1.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Waynesboro Waynesboro Area Senior High School Math: 79% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,286 student
    1.2 miles
    550 E 2nd St
    Waynesboro, PA 17268
    (717) 762-1191
    1.2 9-12 1,286
  • Waynesboro Waynesboro Area Middle School Math: 42% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,007 student
    1.3 miles
    702 E 2nd St
    Waynesboro, PA 17268
    (717) 762-1191
    1.3 6-8 1,007
  • Waynesboro Summitview Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 573 students
    1.5 miles
    840 East Second Street
    Waynesboro, PA 17268
    (717) 762-1191
    1.5 K-5 573
  • Waynesboro Hooverville Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 319 students
    2.0 miles
    10829 Buchanan Trail East
    Waynesboro, PA 17268
    (717) 762-1191
    2 K-5 319
  • Waynesboro Mowrey Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 454 students
    4.2 miles
    7891 Tomstown Road
    Waynesboro, PA 17268
    (717) 762-1191
    4.2 K-5 454

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