Park Elementary School

4100 Main St
Homestead, PA 15120
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Park Elementary School serves 323 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Park Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 38%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 55%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Pennsylvania state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 37% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 323 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in PA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Park Elementary School's student population of 323 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
323 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Park Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,549 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Park Elementary School is 0.33, 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
This School
State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#304 out of 2549 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
1%
14%
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Black
9%
14%
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White
81%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.33
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Park Elementary School's ranking?
Park Elementary School is ranked #304 out of 2,549 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania.
What schools are Park Elementary School often compared to?
Park Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Pittsburgh Mifflin K-8, Clara Barton Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
55-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% PA state average), while 70-74% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 55% PA state average).
How many students attend Park Elementary School?
323 students attend Park Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
81% of Park Elementary School students are White, 9% of students are Black, 7% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Park Elementary School?
Park Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is equal to the Pennsylvania state average of 13:1.
What grades does Park Elementary School offer ?
Park Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-4 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Park Elementary School part of?
Park Elementary School is part of Steel Valley SD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 323 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

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