Richland Elementary School

321 Schoolhouse Rd
Johnstown, PA 15904
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Richland Elementary School serves 790 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Richland Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 74% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Richland Elementary School's student population of 790 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students790 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

Richland Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Richland Elementary School is 0.19, 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
#702 out of 2820 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
2%
11%
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Black
3%
15%
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White
90%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.190.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRichland School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Richland Elementary School is Greater Johnstown Ctc (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Richland High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Windber Area Middle School (2.9 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Johnstown Greater Johnstown Ctc Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.2 miles
    445 Schoolhouse Road
    Johnstown, PA 15904
    (814) 266-6073
    0.2 9-12 n/a
  • Johnstown Richland High School Math: 61% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 7-12 | 751 students
    0.4 miles
    One Academic Avenue
    Johnstown, PA 15904
    (814) 266-6081
    0.4 7-12 751
  • Windber Windber Area High School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 355 students
    2.9 miles
    2301 Graham Ave
    Windber, PA 15963
    (814) 467-4567
    2.9 9-12 355
  • Windber Windber Area Middle School Math: 51% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 264 students
    2.9 miles
    2301 Graham Ave
    Windber, PA 15963
    (814) 467-4567
    2.9 6-8 264
  • Windber Windber Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 592 students
    3.9 miles
    421 Sugar Maple Dr
    Windber, PA 15963
    (814) 467-4567
    3.9 PK-5 592

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