Penfield Elementary School

  • Penfield Elementary School serves 79 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 11-19% (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 30-39% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 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%.

School Overview

  • Penfield Elementary School's student population of 79 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students79 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Penfield Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Penfield Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Penfield Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Penfield Elementary School is 0.29, 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--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Penfield Elementary 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)30-39%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Penfield 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 Ratio9:115:1
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Hispanic
1%
11%
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Black
2%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Penfield Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
83%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Penfield Elementary 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
14%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Penfield Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.290.27
This chart display the diversity score of Penfield Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Penfield Elementary 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
15%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Penfield Elementary 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 NameDubois Area SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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