540 Reno Street
Rochester, PA 15074
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Rochester Area Elementary School serves 313 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Rochester Area Elementary 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 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 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 37% (majority Black).

School Overview

Rochester Area Elementary School's student population of 313 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
313 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Rochester Area Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,797 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Rochester Area Elementary School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1521 out of 2797 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
4%
13%
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Black
16%
15%
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White
68%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.50
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rochester Area Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 313 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in PA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.50

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