Penn-lincoln Elementary School

  • Penn-lincoln Elementary School serves 439 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (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 43% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Penn-lincoln 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.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Penn-lincoln Elementary School's student population of 439 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students439 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Penn-lincoln Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Penn-lincoln 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 Penn-lincoln Elementary School is 0.35, 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#2298 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Penn-lincoln 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
3%
11%
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Black
16%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Penn-lincoln Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
79%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Penn-lincoln Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Penn-lincoln Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.350.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Penn-lincoln 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 NameAltoona Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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