Pocopson Elementary School

  • Pocopson Elementary School serves 583 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 84% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 92% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Pocopson Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

Top Placements

Pocopson Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

  • Pocopson Elementary School's student population of 583 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2011)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students583 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pocopson Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,814 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pocopson Elementary School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#49 out of 2814 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pocopson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pocopson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Pocopson Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
16%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Pocopson Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
3%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Pocopson Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Pocopson Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
White
79%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Pocopson Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pocopson Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.350.52
This chart display the diversity score of Pocopson Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Pocopson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pocopson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUnionville-Chadds Ford School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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