George D Steckel Elementary School

2928 Zephyr Blvd
Whitehall, PA 18052
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
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 top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 63% (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 68% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 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 Placements

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

School Overview

George D Steckel Elementary School's student population of 589 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 2-3
Total Students589 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

George D Steckel 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 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1007 out of 2820 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
4%
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Hispanic
26%
11%
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Black
12%
15%
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White
53%
66%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.640.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWhitehall-Coplay School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to George D Steckel Elementary School is Innovative Arts Academy Charter School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Whitehall-coplay Middle School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Clarence M Gockley Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Whitehall Clarence M Gockley Elementary School
    Grades: K-1 | 533 students
    0.0 miles
    2932 Zephyr Blvd
    Whitehall, PA 18052
    (610) 433-7551
    0 K-1 533
  • Whitehall Whitehall-coplay Middle School Math: 29% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,065 student
    0.0 miles
    2930 Zephyr Blvd
    Whitehall, PA 18052
    (610) 439-1439
    0 6-8 1,065
  • Catasauqua Innovative Arts Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 4% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 403 students
    0.9 miles
    330 Howertown Road
    Catasauqua, PA 18032
    (570) 350-2338
    0.9 6-12 403
  • Whitehall Whitehall High School Math: 63% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,426 student
    1.1 miles
    3800 Mechanicsville Rd
    Whitehall, PA 18052
    (610) 437-5081
    1.1 9-12 1,426
  • Whitehall Zephyr Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-5 | 675 students
    1.1 miles
    2934 Zephyr Blvd
    Whitehall, PA 18052
    (610) 871-3671
    1.1 4-5 675

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