Penn-lincoln Elementary School

  • Penn-lincoln Elementary School serves 468 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25% (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 40% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% 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 468 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students468 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Penn-lincoln Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Penn-lincoln Elementary School is 0.32, 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#2474 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Penn-lincoln 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)
40%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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Hispanic
3%
11%
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Black
16%
15%
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White
81%
66%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.320.27
This chart display the diversity score of Penn-lincoln 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
87%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAltoona Area SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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