Jackson Primary School

  • Jackson Primary School serves 472 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (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 65-69% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Jackson Primary 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 student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Jackson Primary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

  • Jackson Primary School's student population of 472 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students472 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jackson Primary 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 Jackson Primary School is 0.57, 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#1039 out of 2820 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%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
5%
11%
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Black
13%
15%
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White
62%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
19%
4%
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Diversity Score0.570.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWilliamsport Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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