Jenks Hill Elementary School

200 Jenks Ave
Punxsutawney, PA 15767
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Jenks Hill Elementary School serves 82 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
Jenks Hill Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-59% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Jenks Hill Elementary School's student population of 82 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students82 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

Jenks Hill 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 Jenks Hill Elementary School is 0.13, 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
#1889 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-59%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-59%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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4%
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Hispanic
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11%
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Black
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15%
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White
93%
66%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.130.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
3%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePunxsutawney Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Jenks Hill Elementary School is Punxsutawney Area High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West End Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Punxsutawney Punxsutawney Area High School Math: 47% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 8-12 | 810 students
    0.5 miles
    500 N Findley Street
    Punxsutawney, PA 15767
    (814) 938-5151
    0.5 8-12 810
  • Punxsutawney West End Elementary School Math: 70-79% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-3 | 140 students
    1.1 miles
    300 Center St
    Punxsutawney, PA 15767
    (814) 938-5122
    1.1 K-3 140
  • Punxsutawney Punxsutawney Area Middle School Math: 36% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-7 | 642 students
    1.2 miles
    465 Beyer Ave
    Punxsutawney, PA 15767
    (814) 938-5151
    1.2 4-7 642
  • Punxsutawney Bell Township Elementary School Math: ≥80% | Reading: ≥80%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-3 | 93 students
    2.3 miles
    662 Airport Rd
    Punxsutawney, PA 15767
    (814) 938-5116
    2.3 K-3 93
  • Anita Parkview Elementary School Math: ≥80% | Reading: ≥80%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-3 | 86 students
    3.6 miles
    478 Main St
    Anita, PA 15711
    (814) 938-5120
    3.6 K-3 86

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