Mount Union-kistler Elementary School

  • Mount Union-kistler Elementary School serves 285 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Mount Union-kistler Elementary School's student population of 285 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students285 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mount Union-kistler Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mount Union-kistler Elementary School is 0.30, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. 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#2370 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mount Union-kistler 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 Ratio11:115:1
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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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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mount Union-kistler Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.300.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
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 SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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