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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 5 public schools managed by Pottsgrove SD School District serving 3,265 students in Pottstown, Pennsylvania.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the state average of 15:1.

Pottsgrove SD School District (2019-20)

Overview

School District NamePottsgrove SD School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students3,265 students
# of Teachers225 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
# of Male Students1,484 students
% Male Students
45%
# of Female Students1,781 students
% Female Students
55%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.53
# of American Indian Students6 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students53 students
% Asian Students
2%
# of Hispanic Students237 students
% Hispanic Students
7%
# of Black Students484 students
% Black Students
15%
# of White Students2,151 students
% White Students
66%
# of Hawaiian Students2 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students332 students
% of Two or more races Students
10%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: -
# of Students in Kindergarten:243
# of Students in 1st Grade:258
# of Students in 2nd Grade:262
# of Students in 3rd Grade:251
# of Students in 4th Grade:253
# of Students in 5th Grade:255
# of Students in 6th Grade:234
# of Students in 7th Grade:257
# of Students in 8th Grade:249
# of Students in 9th Grade:236
# of Students in 10th Grade:243
# of Students in 11th Grade:261
# of Students in 12th Grade:263
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Pottsgrove SD School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 663 school districts in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 91% has increased from 90% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pottsgrove SD 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pottsgrove SD 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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
91%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Pottsgrove SD School District and public school graduation rate of PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $17,041 is higher than the state average of $13,057. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $15,166 is higher than the state average of $12,924. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (PA)
Total Revenue$55 MM$19 MM
This chart display total revenue of Pottsgrove SD School District and average revenue for each school distric in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$49 MM$19 MM
This chart display total spending of Pottsgrove SD School District and average spending for each school distric in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$17,041$13,057
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Pottsgrove SD School District and average revenue per public school student in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$15,166$12,924
This chart display average spending per public school student in Pottsgrove SD School District and average spending per public school student in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Did You Know?
Pottsgrove SD School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.53, which is higher than the Pennsylvania average of 0.27. The most diverse school in the district is Ringing Rocks Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.