Turner Elementary School

  • Turner Elementary School serves 223 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Turner Elementary School's student population of 223 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students223 students
Gender %This chart display gender of Turner Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers

School Comparison

  • Turner Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has increased from 8:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Turner Elementary School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#2517 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
46%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
63%
Student : Teacher Ratio9:115:1
Asian
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Turner Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Black
97%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Turner Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
2%
66%
Two or more races
1%
4%
Diversity Score0.060.27
This chart display the diversity score of Turner Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Turner Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWilkinsburg Borough SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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