Smethport Area Elementary School

414 S Mechanic St
Smethport, PA 16749
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Smethport Area Elementary School serves 465 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Smethport 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Smethport Area Elementary School's student population of 465 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students465 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

Smethport Area Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Smethport Area Elementary School is 0.06, 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
#2119 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
n/a
11%
Black
2%
15%
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White
97%
66%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.060.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Smethport Area Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSmethport Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Smethport Area Elementary School is Smethport Area Junior Senior High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Port Allegany Elementary School (9.0 miles away)
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