Gray's Woods Elementary School

160 Brackenbourne Drive
Port Matilda, PA 16870
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Gray's Woods Elementary School serves 441 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Gray's Woods 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (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 69% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Gray's Woods Elementary School's student population of 441 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students441 students
This chart display total students of Gray's Woods Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Gray's Woods Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Gray's Woods Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Gray's Woods Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

Gray's Woods 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 Gray's Woods Elementary School is 0.15, 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
#932 out of 2797 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Gray's Woods Elementary School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gray's Woods 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)
69%
62%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gray's Woods 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 Ratio16:114:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Gray's Woods 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
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Gray's Woods Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Gray's Woods 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 Gray's Woods Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
92%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Gray's Woods 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
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Gray's Woods 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 Gray's Woods Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score
0.150.53
This chart display the diversity score of Gray's Woods 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
9%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Gray's Woods 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
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gray's Woods 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 NameState College Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Gray's Woods Elementary School is State College Area High School (5.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Park Forest Middle School (2.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Park Forest Elementary School (2.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • State College Park Forest Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 509 students
    2.0 miles
    2181 School Dr
    State College, PA 16803
    (814) 231-5010
    2 K-5 509
  • State College Park Forest Middle School Math: 62% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 788 students
    2.0 miles
    2180 School Dr
    State College, PA 16803
    (814) 272-8217
    2 6-8 788
  • State College Wonderland Charter School Charter School
    Grades: K-5 | 83 students
    3.1 miles
    2112 Sandy Drive
    State College, PA 16803
    (814) 234-5886
    3.1 K-5 83
  • State College Radio Park Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 359 students
    3.9 miles
    800 W Cherry Ln
    State College, PA 16803
    (814) 231-4115
    3.9 K-5 359
  • State College Centre Learning Community Charter School Charter School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 92 students
    4.7 miles
    2643 W College Ave
    State College, PA 16801
    (814) 861-7980
    4.7 5-8 92

School Reviews

Review Gray's Woods 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

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Join the debate igniting in public schools regarding the role of religion in education. Should all religions be incorporated, or should religion be omitted to avoid any potential indoctrination?
Learn about the benefits associated with vocational education at public high schools, including high-demand career opportunities and improved learning for kinetic and active students.
June 17, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has turned the world on its head. The effects of the global pandemic will be felt for years to come, though maybe more so in certain populations. Here’s what you need to know about the current state of special education in the United States.