South Allegheny Elementary School

1707 Washington Boulevard
Mckeesport, PA 15133
(School attendance zone shown in map)
South Allegheny Elementary School serves 585 students in grades 2-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (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 58% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
South Allegheny 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 student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

South Allegheny Elementary School's student population of 585 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 2-6
Total Students585 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

South Allegheny 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 South Allegheny 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2013 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
2%
11%
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Black
7%
15%
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White
84%
66%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.290.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth Allegheny 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 South Allegheny Elementary School is South Allegheny Middle School High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Twin Rivers Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
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