Mount Union-kistler Elementary School

  • Mount Union-kistler Elementary School serves 275 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (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 45-49% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Mount Union-kistler 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 student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.

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Mount Union-kistler Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

  • Mount Union-kistler Elementary School's student population of 275 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students275 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mount Union-kistler 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mount Union-kistler Elementary School is 0.30, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank#2273 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
3%
11%
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Black
8%
15%
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White
83%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.300.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
6%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mount Union-kistler Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMount Union Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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