Northwest Area Primary School

  • Northwest Area Primary School serves 257 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Northwest Area Primary School's student population of 257 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students257 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Northwest Area Primary School's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Northwest Area Primary School is 0.08, which is less 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#1828 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Northwest Area Primary 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Northwest Area Primary 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 Ratio23:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
4%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Northwest Area Primary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Northwest Area Primary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
White
96%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Northwest Area Primary School and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Northwest Area Primary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Northwest Area Primary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.080.27
This chart display the diversity score of Northwest Area Primary School and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Northwest Area Primary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Northwest Area Primary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorthwest Area SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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