Kernsville School

  • Kernsville School serves 388 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 83% (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 81% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Kernsville School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Kernsville School's student population of 388 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students388 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kernsville School is ranked within the top 20% 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 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kernsville School is 0.47, 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)#309 out of 2814 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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Asian
11%
4%
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Hispanic
15%
11%
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Black
1%
15%
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White
71%
66%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.470.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameParkland School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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    2.1 miles
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    (610)799-1323
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    2.5 miles
    4260 Sand Spring Rd
    Schnecksville, PA 18078
    (610)351-5830
    2.5 K-5 424
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    Grades: 9-12 | 3216 students
    2.7 miles
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  • Coplay Ironton School
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    2.8 miles
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    (610)351-5810
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