Pickering Valley Elementary School

  • Pickering Valley Elementary School serves 491 students in grades 5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 32%.
  • Pickering Valley Elementary School operates within the Downingtown Area School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 491 students has declined by 26% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2016)
Grades Offered5
Total Students491 students
Pickering Valley Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Pickering Valley Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
Pickering Valley Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradePickering Valley Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
Pickering Valley Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
34%
4%
Pickering Valley Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
3%
10%
Pickering Valley Elementary School Black Students (1993-2015)
Black
n/a
15%
Pickering Valley Elementary School Black Students (1990-2013)
White
61%
68%
Pickering Valley Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Pickering Valley Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsPickering Valley Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownPA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.520.51
Pickering Valley Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
41%
Pickering Valley Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
5%
Pickering Valley Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Downingtown Area School District's student population of 11,023 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,666 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,782 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District NameDowningtown Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
3
Number of Students Managed11,0231,497
Downingtown Area School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$187 MM$21 MM
Downingtown Area School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$176 MM$20 MM
Downingtown Area School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$15,666$12,967
Downingtown Area School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$14,782$12,300
Downingtown Area School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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