Fishing Creek Elementary School

  • Fishing Creek Elementary School serves 476 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (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 75% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Fishing Creek Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Fishing Creek Elementary School's student population of 476 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students476 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Fishing Creek Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fishing Creek Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Fishing Creek Elementary School is 0.20, 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#856 out of 2820 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fishing Creek 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fishing Creek 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Fishing Creek Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
7%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Fishing Creek Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Fishing Creek Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
89%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Fishing Creek Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fishing Creek Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.200.53
This chart display the diversity score of Fishing Creek Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Fishing Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fishing Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Shore School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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