Makefield Elementary School

  • Makefield Elementary School serves 401 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65-69% (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 80-84% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Makefield Elementary School's student population of 401 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students401 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Makefield Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Makefield Elementary School is 0.40, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#867 out of 2,835 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Makefield 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 Ratio12:115:1
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
3%
11%
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Black
12%
15%
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White
76%
66%
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Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Makefield Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.400.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePennsbury SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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This school is the best. The curriculum is very educational. You can't do better
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My child attended Makefield elementary for two years. As a mother of a bi-racial child I can tell you that I would not recommend this school. The administrative team is unresponsive to parent needs, the kindergarten curriculum was not rigorous enough for any child who attended preschool prior to entry and diversity was not celebrated but negativily stereotyped and pre-judged by the educational team. My family made a decision at the end of first grade to relocate to another school district that mirrored our goals of high academic rigor and acceptance and celebration of differences.
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