Swiftwater El Center

  • Swiftwater El Center serves 980 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (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 68% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Swiftwater El Center placed in the top 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Swiftwater El Center places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

  • Swiftwater El Center's student population of 980 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 80 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students980 students
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Total Classroom Teachers80 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Swiftwater El Center is ranked within the top 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Swiftwater El Center is 0.56, which is more 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 School Rank#1184 out of 2820 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
23%
11%
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Black
14%
15%
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White
60%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.560.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePocono Mountain School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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