Preston School

1493 Crosstown Highway
Lakewood, PA 18439
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Preston School serves 168 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Preston School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is approximately equal to the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Preston School's student population of 168 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students168 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

Preston School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,820 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Preston School is 0.06, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1817 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
2%
11%
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Black
n/a
15%
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White
97%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.060.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWayne Highlands School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Preston School is Hancock Junior-senior High School (11.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hancock Hancock Junior-senior High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-12 | 210 students
    11.8 miles
    67 Education Ln
    Hancock, NY 13783
    (607) 637-1306
    11.8 5-12 210
  • Hancock Hancock Elementary School Math: 40-49% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 118 students
    11.9 miles
    206 Wildcat Dr
    Hancock, NY 13783
    (607) 637-1217
    11.9 PK-4 118
  • Forest City Forest City Regional Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 438 students
    12.3 miles
    100 Susquehanna Street
    Forest City, PA 18421
    (570) 785-2410
    12.3 PK-6 438
  • Forest City Forest City Regional High School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 351 students
    12.3 miles
    100 Susquehanna St
    Forest City, PA 18421
    (570) 785-2420
    12.3 7-12 351
  • Susquehanna Susquehanna Community Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 466 students
    12.6 miles
    3192 Turnpike St
    Susquehanna, PA 18847
    (570) 853-4921
    12.6 PK-6 466

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