W B Evans Magnet School

900 Baily Rd
Lansdowne, PA 19050
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
W B Evans Magnet School serves 383 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
W B Evans Magnet 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 20% (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 48% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

W B Evans Magnet School's student population of 383 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students383 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

W B Evans Magnet 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 W B Evans Magnet School is 0.14, 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
#2348 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
2%
11%
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Black
93%
15%
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White
1%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.140.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWilliam Penn School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to W B Evans Magnet School is Penn Wood High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Anderson Add B School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bell Avenue School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lansdowne Bell Avenue School Math: 11% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 344 students
    0.7 miles
    1000 Bell Ave
    Lansdowne, PA 19050
    (610) 284-6100
    0.7 K-6 344
  • Philadelphia Kipp West Philadelphia Charter School Charter School
    Grades: K-4 | 193 students
    0.7 miles
    2412 S 62nd Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19142
    (267) 787-5700
    0.7 K-4 193
  • Philadelphia Anderson Add B School Math: 7% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 475 students
    0.8 miles
    1034 S 60th St
    Philadelphia, PA 19143
    (215) 471-2903
    0.8 PK-8 475
  • Philadelphia Kipp West Philadelphia Preparatory Chart Charter School
    Math: 8% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 360 students
    0.8 miles
    5900 Baltimore Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19143
    (215) 294-2973
    0.8 5-8 360
  • Philadelphia Catharine Joseph School Math: 15% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 560 students
    0.9 miles
    6600 Chester Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19142
    (215) 727-2155
    0.9 PK-5 560

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