Glenside Elementary School

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Glenside Elementary School serves 389 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Glenside Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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

School Overview

Glenside Elementary School's student population of 389 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students389 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

Glenside 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 Glenside Elementary School is 0.34, 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
#2584 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
80%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Glenside Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
14%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Glenside Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
2%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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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 Glenside Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score
0.340.53
This chart display the diversity score of Glenside 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
100%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Glenside 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 (13-14)
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Glenside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameReading School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Glenside Elementary School is I-lead Charter School (2.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Northwest Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Northwest Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Reading Northwest Elementary School Math: 14% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    1/
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    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 706 students
    0.7 miles
    820 Clinton Street
    Reading, PA 19601
    (610) 371-5904
    0.7 PK-5 706
  • Reading Riverside Elementary School Math: 9% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 856 students
    0.8 miles
    1400 Centre Avenue
    Reading, PA 19601
    (610) 371-5896
    0.8 K-5 856
  • Reading Northwest Middle School Math: 10% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-7 | 664 students
    0.9 miles
    1000 N Front St
    Reading, PA 19601
    (610) 371-5772
    0.9 6-7 664
  • Reading Lauers Park Elementary School Math: 16% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    1/
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    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 804 students
    1.5 miles
    251 N 2nd St
    Reading, PA 19601
    (610) 371-5960
    1.5 PK-5 804
  • Reading West Reading El Center Math: 55% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 5-6 | 271 students
    1.7 miles
    421 Chestnut St
    Reading, PA 19611
    (610) 374-0739
    1.7 5-6 271

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