West Pottsgrove Elementary School

  • West Pottsgrove Elementary School serves 293 students in grades Kindergarten-2.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 76% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 74%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 76% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 71%) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • West Pottsgrove Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is equal to the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

Top Placements

West Pottsgrove Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

  • West Pottsgrove Elementary School's student population of 293 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-2
Total Students293 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Pottsgrove Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,684 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Pottsgrove Elementary School is 0.53, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.53. 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--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
74%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
71%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Pottsgrove 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 2011-12 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
8%
11%
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Black
9%
15%
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White
66%
66%
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Two or more races
16%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Pottsgrove Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.530.53
This chart display the diversity score of West Pottsgrove 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
35%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Pottsgrove 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 NamePottsgrove SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
This is one of the finest elementary schools! The academic program is rigorous and the teachers are right there to offer support. The principal is very friendly and knowledgeable. She works with each child. The school facilities are well maintained. The arts are very important within the school and several awards and assemblies are sponsored to support the children. Great PTO!
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Academics are perfect for average or help requiring students.The principal seems mostly concerned with numbers. This district does not apply funds towards gifted children. The playground needs to have some updating. Don't waste your time on this school district if your children are gifted or if you are expecting teachers to do more for your above average child because they are only interested in the no child left behind laws. I'm having to pay for private school so my kids can reach there true potentials.
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