Preston School

  • Preston School serves 175 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55-59% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Preston School's student population of 175 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students175 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Preston School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Preston School is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#1564 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
1%
11%
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Black
n/a
15%
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White
99%
66%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Preston School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.020.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWayne Highlands SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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