Rochester Area Elementary School

540 Reno Street
Rochester, PA 15074
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Rochester Area Elementary School serves 336 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Rochester Area Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 38%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is approximately equal to the Pennsylvania state average of 55%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 37% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 336 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in PA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Rochester Area Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Rochester Area Elementary School's student population of 336 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
336 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Rochester Area Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,549 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Rochester Area Elementary School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#987 out of 2549 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
6%
14%
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Black
15%
14%
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White
67%
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
0.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
50%
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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: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Rochester Area Elementary School's ranking?
Rochester Area Elementary School is ranked #987 out of 2,549 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Pennsylvania.
What schools are Rochester Area Elementary School often compared to?
Rochester Area Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like New Brighton Area Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% PA state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 55% PA state average).
How many students attend Rochester Area Elementary School?
336 students attend Rochester Area Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
67% of Rochester Area Elementary School students are White, 15% of students are Black, 12% of students are Two or more races, and 6% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Rochester Area Elementary School?
Rochester Area Elementary School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 13:1.
What grades does Rochester Area Elementary School offer ?
Rochester Area Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Rochester Area Elementary School part of?
Rochester Area Elementary School is part of Rochester Area SD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 336 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

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