Purchase Line North Elementary School (Closed 2013)

5995 Fire Tower Rd
Mahaffey, PA
Purchase Line North Elementary School served 108 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 65-69% (which was lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 74%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 50-54% (which was lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 71%) for the 2011-12 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 was lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students108 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Purchase Line North Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2012-2013 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(11-12)
65-69%
74%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(11-12)
50-54%
71%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Purchase Line North 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 2011-12 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
n/a
11%
Black
n/a
15%
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White
100%
66%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Purchase Line North Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score
0.000.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Purchase Line North Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Purchase Line North Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePurchase Line School District
Source: 2012-2013 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Purchase Line North Elementary School is Harmony Area Junior Senior High School (5.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Harmony Area Elementary School (5.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Westover Harmony Area Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 126 students
    5.8 miles
    5239 Ridge Rd
    Westover, PA 16692
    (814) 845-2300
    5.8 PK-6 126
  • Westover Harmony Area Junior Senior High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 140 students
    5.8 miles
    5239 Ridge Rd
    Westover, PA 16692
    (814) 845-7655
    5.8 7-12 140
  • Punxsutawney Bell Township Elementary School Math: ≥80% | Reading: ≥80%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-3 | 93 students
    9.9 miles
    662 Airport Rd
    Punxsutawney, PA 15767
    (814) 938-5116
    9.9 K-3 93
  • Commodore Purchase Line Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 451 students
    10.9 miles
    16957 Route 286 Hwy E
    Commodore, PA 15729
    (724) 254-4312
    10.9 K-6 451
  • Commodore Purchase Line Junior Senior High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 403 students
    11.0 miles
    16559 Route 286 Hwy E
    Commodore, PA 15729
    (724) 254-4312
    11 7-12 403
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