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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 6 public schools managed by Pottstown SD School District serving 3,205 students in Pottstown, Pennsylvania.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is less than the state average of 15:1.

Pottstown SD School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Pottstown Barth Elementary School
    467 W Walnut St
    Pottstown, PA 19464
    (610)970-6675

    Grades: PK-4 | 329 students
  • Pottstown Franklin Elementary School
    970 N Franklin St
    Pottstown, PA 19464
    (610)970-6641

    Grades: PK-4 | 329 students
  • Pottstown Lincoln Elementary School
    461 N York St
    Pottstown, PA 19464
    (610)970-6646

    Grades: PK-4 | 353 students
  • Pottstown Pottstown Middle School
    600 N Franklin St
    Pottstown, PA 19464
    (610)970-6665

    Grades: 5-8 | 960 students
  • Pottstown Pottstown Senior High School
    750 N Washington St
    Pottstown, PA 19464
    (610)970-6700

    Grades: 9-12 | 840 students
  • Pottstown Rupert Elementary School
    1230 South St
    Pottstown, PA 19464
    (610)970-6660

    Grades: PK-4 | 394 students

Overview

School District NamePottstown SD School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students3,205 students
# of Teachers235 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
# of Male Students1,492 students
% Male Students
47%
# of Female Students1,713 students
% Female Students
53%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.70
# of American Indian Students9 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students27 students
% Asian Students
1%
# of Hispanic Students504 students
% Hispanic Students
16%
# of Black Students1,160 students
% Black Students
36%
# of White Students1,178 students
% White Students
37%
# of Hawaiian Students2 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students325 students
% of Two or more races Students
10%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:60
# of Students in Kindergarten:286
# of Students in 1st Grade:278
# of Students in 2nd Grade:263
# of Students in 3rd Grade:276
# of Students in 4th Grade:242
# of Students in 5th Grade:248
# of Students in 6th Grade:254
# of Students in 7th Grade:236
# of Students in 8th Grade:222
# of Students in 9th Grade:290
# of Students in 10th Grade:213
# of Students in 11th Grade:201
# of Students in 12th Grade:136
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Pottstown 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 65-69% has decreased from 80-84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pottstown 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 Rate65-69%
86%
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Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $17,141 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 $16,458 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$53 MM$19 MM
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Spending$51 MM$19 MM
This chart display total spending of Pottstown SD School District and average spending for each school distric in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$17,141$13,057
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Pottstown SD School District and average revenue per public school student in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$16,458$12,924
This chart display average spending per public school student in Pottstown 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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Pottstown SD School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.70, which is higher than the Pennsylvania average of 0.27. The most diverse school in the district is Barth Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.