Schuylkill Elementary School

290 S White Horse Rd
Phoenixville, PA 19460
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Schuylkill Elementary School serves 515 students in grades 2-5.
Schuylkill Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (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 81% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Schuylkill Elementary School's student population of 515 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 2-5
Total Students515 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

Schuylkill Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Schuylkill Elementary School is 0.42, 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
#561 out of 2820 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
6%
4%
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Hispanic
10%
11%
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Black
3%
15%
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White
75%
66%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.420.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePhoenixville Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Schuylkill Elementary School is Phoenixville Area High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Phoenixville Area Middle School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Phoenixville Phoenixville Area Middle School Math: 46% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 915 students
    0.6 miles
    1000 Purple Pride Parkway
    Phoenixville, PA 19460
    (484) 927-5200
    0.6 6-8 915
  • Phoenixville Phoenixville Area High School Math: 76% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,120 student
    0.7 miles
    1200 Gay St
    Phoenixville, PA 19460
    (484) 927-5100
    0.7 9-12 1,120
  • Phoenixville Manavon Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 2-5 | 420 students
    0.9 miles
    2 Phantom Way
    Phoenixville, PA 19460
    (484) 927-5350
    0.9 2-5 420
  • Phoenixville Phoenixville Early Learning Center
    Grades: K-1 | 659 students
    0.9 miles
    1 Phantom Way
    Phoenixville, PA 19460
    (484) 927-5450
    0.9 K-1 659
  • Phoenixville Barkley Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 2-5 | 291 students
    1.2 miles
    320 Second Ave
    Phoenixville, PA 19460
    (484) 927-5300
    1.2 2-5 291

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