47 Mount Rock Rd
Newville, PA 17241
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Mount Rock Elementary School serves 374 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Mount Rock Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Mount Rock Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

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School Overview

Mount Rock Elementary School's student population of 374 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
374 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Mount Rock Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,797 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Mount Rock Elementary School is 0.08, 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 Data
This School
State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#934 out of 2797 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
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11%
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Black
2%
15%
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White
96%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 374 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in PA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.08 (Btm 50%)

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