Pennell Elementary School serves 404 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 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 38%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 55%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 37% (majority Black).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Kindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 404 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
- Minority Enrollment: 7%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 20% in PA
- Math Proficiency: 50-54% (Top 30%)
- Reading Proficiency: 65-69% (Top 30%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education
Pennell Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:
Pennell Elementary School's student population of 404 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Pennell Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,549 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Pennell Elementary School is 0.14, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#448 out of 2549 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Pennell Elementary School's ranking?
Pennell Elementary School is ranked #448 out of 2,549 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania.
What schools are Pennell Elementary School often compared to?
Pennell Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Aston Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% PA state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 55% PA state average).
How many students attend Pennell Elementary School?
404 students attend Pennell Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
93% of Pennell Elementary School students are White, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Pennell Elementary School?
Pennell Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 14:1.
What grades does Pennell Elementary School offer ?
Pennell Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Pennell Elementary School part of?
Pennell Elementary School is part of Penn-Delco School District.
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