Lower Salford Elementary School (Closed 2014)

250 Maple Ave
Harleysville, PA 19438
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Lower Salford Elementary School served 357 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 85-89% (which was higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 73%) for the 2012-13 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 75-79% (which was higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 70%) for the 2012-13 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 was lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment was 15% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which was lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students357 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Lower Salford Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2013-2014 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(12-13)
85-89%
73%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lower Salford 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 2012-13 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(12-13)
75-79%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lower Salford 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 2012-13 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
6%
4%
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Hispanic
4%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lower Salford Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Black
3%
15%
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White
85%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lower Salford Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lower Salford Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score
0.270.53
This chart display the diversity score of Lower Salford Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lower Salford Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lower Salford Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouderton Area School District
Source: 2013-2014 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lower Salford Elementary School is Souderton Area Senior High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Indian Valley Middle School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Harleysville Indian Valley Middle School Math: 56% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 762 students
    0.4 miles
    130 Maple Ave
    Harleysville, PA 19438
    (215) 256-8896
    0.4 6-8 762
  • Harleysville Oak Ridge Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 518 students
    1.0 miles
    465 Moyer Rd
    Harleysville, PA 19438
    (215) 256-6633
    1 K-5 518
  • Souderton Souderton Area Senior High School Math: 79% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,236 students
    2.1 miles
    625 Lower Road
    Souderton, PA 18964
    (215) 723-2808
    2.1 9-12 2,236
  • Telford Vernfield Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 478 students
    2.2 miles
    960 Long Mill Road
    Telford, PA 18969
    (215) 721-0606
    2.2 K-5 478
  • Souderton Franconia Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 492 students
    2.8 miles
    366 Harleysville Pike
    Souderton, PA 18964
    (215) 723-2596
    2.8 K-5 492
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