Penn-Delco School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 3,418 students in Penn-Delco School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Pennsylvania.
Public Schools in Penn-Delco School District have an average math proficiency score of 55% (versus the Pennsylvania public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 72% (versus the 62% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Penn-Delco School District are Pennell Elementary School, Sun Valley High School and Aston Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Penn-Delco School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Pennsylvania.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Pennsylvania public school average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Penn-Delco School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Pennsylvania for:

Category
Attribute
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)

Overview

School District Name
Penn-Delco School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (PA)
# Schools
6 Schools
2,982 Schools
# Students
3,418 Students
1,706,058 Students
# Teachers
224 Teachers
117,559 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Penn-Delco School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 706 school districts in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 93% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (PA)
Overall District Rank
#143 out of 707 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Penn-Delco   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Penn-Delco   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of PA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
62%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Penn-Delco   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of PA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
95%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Penn-Delco   School District and public school graduation rate of PA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.29
0.53
# American Indian Students
2 Students
2,610 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
85 Students
66,991 Students
% Asian Students
2%
4%
# Hispanic Students
95 Students
194,393 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
11%
# Black Students
236 Students
247,664 Students
% Black Students
7%
15%
# White Students
2,870 Students
1,124,884 Students
% White Students
84%
66%
# Hawaiian Students
7 Students
1,444 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
123 Students
66,958 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
7,804
# Students in K Grade:
236
120,194
# Students in 1st Grade:
244
125,820
# Students in 2nd Grade:
271
126,002
# Students in 3rd Grade:
253
129,075
# Students in 4th Grade:
253
133,051
# Students in 5th Grade:
296
133,787
# Students in 6th Grade:
251
132,654
# Students in 7th Grade:
277
132,136
# Students in 8th Grade:
257
133,358
# Students in 9th Grade:
274
139,372
# Students in 10th Grade:
256
133,654
# Students in 11th Grade:
260
130,195
# Students in 12th Grade:
290
128,956
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $17,640 is higher than the state median of $16,267. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,969 is higher than the state median of $15,644. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (PA)
Total Revenue
$60 MM
$24 MM
This chart display total revenue of Penn-Delco   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in PA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$61 MM
$23 MM
This chart display total spending of Penn-Delco   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in PA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$17,640
$16,267
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Penn-Delco   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in PA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$17,969
$15,644
This chart display average spending per public school student in Penn-Delco   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in PA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Penn-Delco School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Pennell Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3300 Richard Rd
Aston, PA 19014
(610) 497-6300
Grades: K-5
| 407 students
Rank: #22.
Sun Valley High School
Math: 74% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
2881 Pancoast Ave
Aston, PA 19014
(610) 497-6300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,080 students
Rank: #33.
Aston Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
900 Tryens Rd
Aston, PA 19014
(610) 497-6300
Grades: K-5
| 508 students
Rank: #44.
Coebourn Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1 Coebourn Boulevard
Brookhaven, PA 19015
(610) 497-6300
Grades: K-5
| 360 students
Rank: #55.
Parkside Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2 East Forestview Road
Brookhaven, PA 19015
(610) 497-6300
Grades: K-5
| 278 students
Rank: #66.
Northley Middle School
Math: 37% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2801 Concord Road
Aston, PA 19014
(610) 497-6300
Grades: 6-8
| 785 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 3,418 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 30% in PA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.29

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