Shaler Area Elementary School

705 Scott Avenue
Glenshaw, PA 15116
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 869 students in grades 4-6, Shaler Area Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 55%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Pennsylvania state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 37% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 4-6
  • Enrollment: 869 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • : Bottom 50% in PA
  • : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • : 60% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Shaler Area Elementary School's student population of 869 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 68 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 4-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
869 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
68 teachers
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School Rankings

Shaler Area Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 2,733 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Shaler Area Elementary School is 0.19, 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.
This School
State Level (PA)
#1441 out of 2733 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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35%
36%
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60%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
2%
14%
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Black
2%
14%
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White
90%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
1%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Shaler Area Elementary School's ranking?
Shaler Area Elementary School is ranked #1441 out of 2,733 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Pennsylvania.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% PA state average), while 60% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 55% PA state average).
How many students attend Shaler Area Elementary School?
869 students attend Shaler Area Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
90% of Shaler Area Elementary School students are White, 5% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Shaler Area Elementary School?
Shaler Area Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is equal to the Pennsylvania state average of 13:1.
What grades does Shaler Area Elementary School offer ?
Shaler Area Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 4-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Shaler Area Elementary School part of?
Shaler Area Elementary School is part of Shaler Area SD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 4-6
  • Enrollment: 869 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • : 60% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

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