2928 Zephyr Blvd
Whitehall, PA 18052
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
George D Steckel Elementary School serves 589 students in grades 2-3.
George D Steckel Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

George D Steckel Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

George D Steckel Elementary School's student population of 589 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 2-3
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
589 students
This chart display total students of George D Steckel Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of George D Steckel Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of George D Steckel Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of George D Steckel Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

George D Steckel Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,797 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of George D Steckel Elementary School is 0.64, which is more 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 Data
This School
State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1104 out of 2797 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of George D Steckel Elementary School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of George D Steckel 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
62%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of George D Steckel 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of George D Steckel Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in George D Steckel Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
26%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in George D Steckel Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
12%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in George D Steckel Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
53%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in George D Steckel 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
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in George D Steckel Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in George D Steckel Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score
0.64
This chart display the diversity score of George D Steckel 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
50%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in George D Steckel 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
7%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in George D Steckel 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.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

Review George D Steckel Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Nearby Homes for Sale

Recent Articles

Tutoring & Supplemental Education: The Pros and Cons
Tutoring & Supplemental Education: The Pros and Cons
We look at the pros and cons of personal tutors, learning centers and other types of supplemental education.
What Public School Students Should Expect After COVID-19
What Public School Students Should Expect After COVID-19
In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the financial impact of COVID-19 on public schools and what to expect in the future. We’ll talk about the effects of budget cuts and other challenges affecting the public school system for the remainder of this school year and into the next.
Miami-Dade Teachers to Receive Mental Health Training
Miami-Dade Teachers to Receive Mental Health Training
In response to the Sandy Hook tragedy, Miami-Dade Schools will now be offering mandatory mental health training to faculty and staff inside the district schools.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 2-3
  • Students: 589 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in PA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.64 (Top 10%)

Quick Links