Howe Elementary School

  • Howe Elementary School serves 356 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Howe Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Howe Elementary School's student population of 356 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students356 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Howe Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,814 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Howe Elementary School is 0.19, 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 School Rank (16-17)#39 out of 2814 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
5%
4%
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Hispanic
1%
11%
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Black
1%
15%
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White
90%
66%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Howe Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.190.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Howe 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 NameMT Lebanon School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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