Northwest Area Primary School serves 210 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (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 60-64% (which is approximately equal to the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 37% (majority Black).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-2
- Enrollment: 210 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
- Minority Enrollment: 3%
- Math Proficiency: 40-44%
- Reading Proficiency: 60-64%
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education
Northwest Area Primary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:
Northwest Area Primary School's student population of 210 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
The diversity score of Northwest Area Primary School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(17-18)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(17-18)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What schools are Northwest Area Primary School often compared to?
Northwest Area Primary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Elk Lake Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% PA state average), while 60-64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 63% PA state average).
How many students attend Northwest Area Primary School?
210 students attend Northwest Area Primary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
97% of Northwest Area Primary School students are White, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Northwest Area Primary School?
Northwest Area Primary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 13:1.
What grades does Northwest Area Primary School offer ?
Northwest Area Primary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-2 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Northwest Area Primary School part of?
Northwest Area Primary School is part of Northwest Area SD School District.
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