Wells Township Elementary School (Closed 2012)

Wells Township Elementary School served 79 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 70-79% (which was approximately equal to the Pennsylvania state average of 76%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 50-59% (which was lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 73%) for the 2010-11 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 was lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment was 4% of the student body (majority American Indian), which was lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 37% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
Total Students
79 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2011-2012 School Year Data
This School
State Level (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
70-79%
76%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wells Township Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
50-59%
73%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wells Township 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 2010-11 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Wells Township Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
American Indian
3%
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
n/a
13%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Wells Township Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
Black
1%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Wells Township Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
White
96%
63%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Wells Township Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wells Township Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score
0.08
This chart display the diversity score of Wells Township Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Wells Township Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wells Township Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2011-2012 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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