Shikellamy School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 2,878 students in Shikellamy School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Pennsylvania.
Public Schools in Shikellamy School District have an average math proficiency score of 41% (versus the Pennsylvania public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 59% (versus the 62% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Shikellamy School District are Oaklyn School, Shikellamy High School and Priestley School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Shikellamy School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Pennsylvania.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Pennsylvania public school average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

School District Name
Shikellamy 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
2,878 Students
1,706,058 Students
# Teachers
149 Teachers
117,559 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
19:1

District Rank

Shikellamy School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 70-74% has decreased from 84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (PA)
Overall District Rank
#436 out of 707 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Shikellamy   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Shikellamy   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)
59%
62%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Shikellamy   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
70-74%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Shikellamy   School District and public school graduation rate of PA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.37
0.53
# American Indian Students
1 Student
2,610 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
8 Students
66,991 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
4%
# Hispanic Students
388 Students
194,393 Students
% Hispanic Students
14%
11%
# Black Students
99 Students
247,664 Students
% Black Students
3%
15%
# White Students
2,244 Students
1,124,884 Students
% White Students
78%
66%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
1,444 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
134 Students
66,958 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
7,804
# Students in K Grade:
245
120,194
# Students in 1st Grade:
238
125,820
# Students in 2nd Grade:
226
126,002
# Students in 3rd Grade:
244
129,075
# Students in 4th Grade:
240
133,051
# Students in 5th Grade:
228
133,787
# Students in 6th Grade:
258
132,654
# Students in 7th Grade:
216
132,136
# Students in 8th Grade:
222
133,358
# Students in 9th Grade:
243
139,372
# Students in 10th Grade:
214
133,654
# Students in 11th Grade:
168
130,195
# Students in 12th Grade:
136
128,956
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $17,030 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 $16,044 is higher than the state median of $15,644. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (PA)
Total Revenue
$49 MM
$24 MM
This chart display total revenue of Shikellamy   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
$46 MM
$23 MM
This chart display total spending of Shikellamy   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
$17,030
$16,267
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Shikellamy   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
$16,044
$15,644
This chart display average spending per public school student in Shikellamy   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 Shikellamy School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Oaklyn School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
115 Oak Street
Sunbury, PA 17801
(570) 286-3731
Grades: K-5
| 380 students
Rank: #22.
Shikellamy High School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(2)
600 Walnut Street
Sunbury, PA 17801
(570) 286-3713
Grades: 9-12
| 761 students
Rank: #33.
Priestley School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
423 Cannery Rd
Northumberland, PA 17857
(570) 473-3261
Grades: K-5
| 393 students
Rank: #44.
Shikellamy Middle School
Math: 35% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
545 Permastone Dr
Northumberland, PA 17857
(570) 286-3736
Grades: 6-8
| 696 students
Rank: #55.
Grace S Beck School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
600 Arch St
Sunbury, PA 17801
(570) 286-3725
Grades: K-5
| 328 students
Rank: #66.
Chief Shikellamy School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
338 Memorial Drive
Sunbury, PA 17801
(570) 286-3728
Grades: K-5
| 320 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 2,878 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 70-74% (Btm 50% in PA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.37

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