School Details

South Central El

230 South Central Ave, Canonsburg, PA 15317
(724) 745-4475
8

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-4 454 students 18 students/teacher (PA avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

95%
95%
80%
89%
90%
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
  • Canon-McMillan School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

95%
94%
83%
85%
88%
72%
94%
96%
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
  • Canon-McMillan School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

South Central El is a public elementary school in Canonsburg. The principal of South Central El is Ms Michelle Tomicek. 454 children attend South Central El and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 29% of the 454 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at South Central El is 18:1. First Street El School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Drawing painting

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Football
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 87% 91%
Black, non-Hispanic 4% 5%
Multiracial 4% 2%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 1%
Hispanic 2% 1%
Asian 2% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 29% 22%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    We have a great staff from the principal to teachers aides workers etc. plus a great PTA

  • (7 years ago)

    This a wonderful school. My child's needs both educationally and nuturingly have been met.

  • (8 years ago)

    My kindergartner was reading by November! The staff are excellent the school is immaculate. You are aware that safety was #1 with the faculty. My child just loved her teacher and the school.

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Overall score

(based on 5 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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