3300 Richard Rd
Aston, PA 19014
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Pennell Elementary School serves 407 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Pennell Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 77% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 77% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Pennell Elementary School's student population of 407 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
407 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Pennell Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,797 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Pennell Elementary School is 0.19, 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 Data
This School
State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#382 out of 2797 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
2%
11%
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Black
2%
15%
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White
90%
66%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 407 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in PA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 77% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 77% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.19 (Btm 50%)

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