Lower Pottsgrove Elementary School

1329 Buchert Road
Pottstown, PA 19464
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Lower Pottsgrove Elementary School serves 752 students in grades 3-5.
Lower Pottsgrove Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Lower Pottsgrove Elementary School's student population of 752 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students752 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

Lower Pottsgrove 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 Lower Pottsgrove Elementary School is 0.56, 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
#1780 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
8%
11%
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Black
17%
15%
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White
63%
66%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
10%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.560.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePottsgrove School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lower Pottsgrove Elementary School is Pottsgrove Senior High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pottsgrove Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ringing Rocks Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pottstown Pottsgrove Senior High School Math: 60% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,001 student
    0.7 miles
    1345 Kauffman Rd
    Pottstown, PA 19464
    (610) 326-5105
    0.7 9-12 1,001
  • Pottstown Ringing Rocks Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 442 students
    0.7 miles
    1401 Kauffman Rd
    Pottstown, PA 19464
    (610) 323-0903
    0.7 K-2 442
  • Pottstown Franklin Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 357 students
    1.3 miles
    970 N Franklin St
    Pottstown, PA 19464
    (610) 970-6641
    1.3 PK-4 357
  • Pottstown Pottstown Senior High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 828 students
    1.5 miles
    750 N Washington St
    Pottstown, PA 19464
    (610) 970-6700
    1.5 9-12 828
  • Pottstown Rupert Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 380 students
    1.5 miles
    1230 South St
    Pottstown, PA 19464
    (610) 970-6660
    1.5 PK-4 380

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