802 Southern Drive
Catawissa, PA 17820
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Hartman El Center serves 478 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Hartman El Center 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 60-64% (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 65-69% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Hartman El Center's student population of 478 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
Total Students
478 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Hartman El Center 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 Hartman El Center is 0.08, 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 Data
This School
State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#993 out of 2797 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
1%
11%
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Black
n/a
15%
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White
96%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Students: 478 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in PA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.08 (Btm 50%)

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