W.g. Rice Elementary School

805 Holly Pike
Mount Holly Springs, PA 17065
(School attendance zone shown in map)
W.g. Rice Elementary School serves 467 students in grades Kindergarten-2.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

W.g. Rice Elementary School's student population of 467 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 28% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-2
Total Students467 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of W.g. Rice Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of W.g. Rice Elementary School is 0.21, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
65-69%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
75-79%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of W.g. Rice Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
2%
11%
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Black
1%
15%
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White
89%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.210.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in W.g. Rice Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in W.g. Rice 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 NameSouth Middleton School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to W.g. Rice Elementary School is Boiling Springs High School (3.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Yellow Breeches Middle School (3.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mt Holly Springs Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Carlisle Mt Holly Springs Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 216 students
    1.1 miles
    110 Mooreland Ave
    Carlisle, PA 17013
    (717) 240-6800
    1.1 K-5 216
  • Carlisle North Dickinson Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 181 students
    3.3 miles
    151 N Dickinson School Rd
    Carlisle, PA 17013
    (717) 240-6800
    3.3 K-5 181
  • Boiling Springs Boiling Springs High School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 658 students
    3.5 miles
    4 Forge Rd
    Boiling Springs, PA 17007
    (717) 258-6484
    3.5 9-12 658
  • Boiling Springs Iron Forge Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 487 students
    3.5 miles
    4 Forge Rd
    Boiling Springs, PA 17007
    (717) 258-6484
    3.5 3-5 487
  • Boiling Springs Yellow Breeches Middle School Math: 45% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 510 students
    3.5 miles
    4 Forge Rd
    Boiling Springs, PA 17007
    (717) 258-6484
    3.5 6-8 510

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