Pleasant Valley Elementary School

250 E Mcmurray Rd
Canonsburg, PA 15317
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Pleasant Valley Elementary School serves 407 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
Pleasant Valley Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90-94% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Pleasant Valley Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

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School Overview

Pleasant Valley Elementary School's student population of 407 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-3
Total Students
407 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Pleasant Valley Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 2,797 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Pleasant Valley Elementary School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#6 out of 2797 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
1%
11%
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Black
1%
15%
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White
94%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.12
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (09-10)
1%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-3
  • Students: 407 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1% in PA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 90-94% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥95% (Top 1%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.12 (Btm 50%)

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