West Branch Area Elementary School

  • West Branch Area Elementary School serves 538 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 44% (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 63% (which is equal to the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • West Branch Area Elementary School's student population of 538 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students538 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of West Branch Area Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of West Branch Area Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • West Branch Area Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Branch Area Elementary School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.26. 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#2099 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of West Branch Area 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Branch Area 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 Ratio13:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of West Branch Area Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
n/a
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in West Branch Area Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Black
2%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in West Branch Area Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
98%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in West Branch Area Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Branch Area Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.040.26
This chart display the diversity score of West Branch Area 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
40%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in West Branch Area 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.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Branch Area Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Branch Area SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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