Kiski Area Upper Elementary School

  • Kiski Area Upper Elementary School serves 550 students in grades 5-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 43% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 72% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Kiski Area Upper Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Kiski Area Upper Elementary School's student population of 550 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-6
Total Students550 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Kiski Area Upper Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Kiski Area Upper Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kiski Area Upper Elementary School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. 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)#1339 out of 2814 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Kiski Area Upper Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kiski Area Upper Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Hispanic
1%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Kiski Area Upper Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
8%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Kiski Area Upper Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
91%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Kiski Area Upper Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kiski Area Upper Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.170.52
This chart display the diversity score of Kiski Area Upper Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Kiski Area Upper Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kiski Area Upper Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKiski Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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