West Hills Primary School

181 Heritage Park Drive
Kittanning, PA 16201
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
West Hills Primary School serves 653 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
West Hills Primary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

West Hills Primary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

West Hills Primary School's student population of 653 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students653 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of West Hills Primary School
Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

West Hills Primary School is ranked within the top 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 West Hills Primary School is 0.06, 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
#861 out of 2820 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
1%
11%
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Black
1%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in West Hills Primary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
97%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Hills Primary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score
0.060.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Hills Primary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameArmstrong School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to West Hills Primary School is Armstrong Junior Senior High School (3.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Hills Intermediate School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kittanning West Hills Intermediate School Math: 48% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-6 | 546 students
    0.1 miles
    175 Heritage Park Drive
    Kittanning, PA 16201
    (724) 543-1121
    0.1 4-6 546
  • Kittanning Armstrong Junior Senior High School Math: 41% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 1,631 student
    3.6 miles
    300 Buffington Dr
    Kittanning, PA 16201
    (724) 548-7600
    3.6 7-12 1,631
  • Ford City Lenape Technical Vocational School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 524 students
    4.8 miles
    2215 Chaplin Avenue
    Ford City, PA 16226
    (724) 763-7116
    4.8 9-12 524
  • Ford City Lenape Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 808 students
    5.0 miles
    2300 Center Ave
    Ford City, PA 16226
    (724) 763-5299
    5 K-6 808
  • Freeport South Buffalo Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 281 students
    6.4 miles
    562 Freeport Rd
    Freeport, PA 16229
    (724) 295-9510
    6.4 K-5 281

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