Park Hills Elementary School

Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Park Hills Elementary School serves 536 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Park Hills 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Park Hills Elementary School's student population of 536 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students536 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Park Hills Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Park Hills Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Park Hills 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 diversity score of Park Hills Elementary School is 0.21, 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
#1693 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
3%
11%
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Black
4%
15%
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White
89%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Park Hills Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score
0.210.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Park Hills Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth Western School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Park Hills Elementary School is South Western Senior High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Markle Intrmd School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hanover Street Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hanover Hanover Street Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 336 students
    0.7 miles
    101 East Hanover Street
    Hanover, PA 17331
    (717) 637-9000
    0.7 K-4 336
  • Hanover Markle Intrmd School Math: 48% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,003 student
    1.2 miles
    225 Bowman Rd
    Hanover, PA 17331
    (717) 633-4840
    1.2 6-8 1,003
  • Hanover South Western Senior High School Math: 78% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,225 student
    1.2 miles
    200 Bowman Rd
    Hanover, PA 17331
    (717) 633-4807
    1.2 9-12 1,225
  • Hanover Baresville Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 527 students
    1.3 miles
    135 Sanford Ave
    Hanover, PA 17331
    (717) 633-4870
    1.3 K-5 527
  • Hanover Clearview Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 241 students
    1.7 miles
    801 Randolph St
    Hanover, PA 17331
    (717) 637-9000
    1.7 K-4 241

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