Fitzwater Elementary School

  • Fitzwater Elementary School serves 409 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 71% (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 84% (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 33% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

Top Placements

Fitzwater Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

  • Fitzwater Elementary School's student population of 409 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students409 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fitzwater Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fitzwater 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#565 out of 2,835 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fitzwater 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
11%
4%
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Hispanic
4%
11%
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Black
13%
15%
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White
67%
66%
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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 Fitzwater Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.520.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fitzwater Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUpper Dublin SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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