3000 W State St
Coal Township, PA 17866
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Shamokin Area Elementary School serves 868 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Shamokin 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 35% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

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

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School Overview

Shamokin Area Elementary School's student population of 868 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 74 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
868 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
74 teachers
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School Rankings

Shamokin 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 Shamokin Area Elementary School is 0.29, 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 Data
This School
State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2148 out of 2797 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
9%
11%
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Black
2%
15%
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White
84%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 868 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in PA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.29 (Top 50%)

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