School Details

Blairsville El School

106 School Ln, Blairsville, PA 15717
(724) 459-8883
6

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 445 students 15 students/teacher (PA avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

85%
84%
80%
78%
79%
74%

Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA)

In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2012
  • Blairsville-Saltsburg School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

89%
90%
83%
73%
76%
72%
87%
87%
82%

Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA)

In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2012
  • Blairsville-Saltsburg School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

87%
87%
73%
73%
75%
65%
67%
67%
64%

Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA)

In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2012
  • Blairsville-Saltsburg School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Blairsville El School is a public elementary school in Burrell Township. The principal of Blairsville El School is Mrs Theresa Hanley. 445 students attend Blairsville El School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 54% of the 445 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Blairsville El School is 15:1. Homer-Center El School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 93% 96%
Black, non-Hispanic 3% 2%
Multiracial 1% %
Hispanic 1% 0.6%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.7% 0.4%
Asian 0.7% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.7% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.05%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 54% 40%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (3 years ago)

    This school is full of dedicated teachers principal and school nurse... The children are fortunate to have such a wonderful staff caring for them.

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Overall score

(based on 3 ratings & reviews)

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