School Details

Unionville El School

1775 West Doe Run Rd, Kennett Square, PA 19348
(610) 347-1700
9

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 422 students 13 students/teacher (PA avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

97%
97%
80%
99%
96%
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
  • Unionville-Chadds Ford School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

94%
98%
83%
92%
95%
72%
95%
99%
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
  • Unionville-Chadds Ford School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

86%
93%
73%
87%
90%
65%
91%
92%
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
  • Unionville-Chadds Ford School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Unionville El School is a public elementary school in East Marlborough Township. The principal of Unionville El School is Mr Clifton Beaver. 422 students go to Unionville El School and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Asian; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 1% of the 422 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Unionville El School is 13:1. Upland Country Day School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 86% 91%
Asian 7% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 6% 5%
Hispanic 5% 2%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.9% 1%
Multiracial 0.9% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 1% 2%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    We ve had 2 children pass all the way through the UCF school system. We also have a younger child currently in Unionville Elementary. I do not have high enough praise for the staff schools and the district. Sure it has many demographic advantages but having seen the end results (not just my children) I can t imagine a better place to provide a great education balanced with extra-curricular activities and family life. Children are stretched but in a supportive environment. Our 2 older children have found the transition to college easy given their experiences in UCF. Work will now take us away from the area. I doubt we will find another school system that will match what we re leaving.

  • (3 years ago)

    My children started here 5 years ago. Mr. Beaver the principal is wonderful and very involved he is very approachable to both the parents and the students. The teachers here really care I have not heard any negative comments. Parents are very involved and volunteer throughout the year. The students are genuinely nice and the school has many programs to keep the students involved with the community. Students are not only taught book smarts but also how to be a good citizen. We love it here!

  • (3 years ago)

    We moved to this area from out of state and we were astounded at the warm welcome we received. It is very well organized for incoming students. My child was paired with another child and given an orientation and a folder full of useful information. As new residents the school gave us a helpful directory with local information and phone numbers. We have moved several times and my child told me this was the best place as the students were super to him and the teachers were nice. The curriculum so far has been great.

  • (3 years ago)

    I have had 2 children attend here. Both children have raved about how great their teachers are and how nice the other students are. The school does a great job with building character in the students and there are many opportunities for the students to get involved and volunteer their time and effort into the community. Parents are welcomed to get involved. It would be nice if the elementary school would have the same system as the middle school for checking your child's assignments however the teachers are quick to respond if you have questions. Each child has an agenda and is taught to write down the days lessons.

  • (5 years ago)

    In my opinion this school needs to focus more on children that are not in the 'middle.' In my opinion the Kindergarten should be a full day not a half day. In my opinion the pre-first program should be abolished and more teachers should be hired for 1st grade.

  • (6 years ago)

    We had the opposite experience with Unionville Elementary. We experienced academics taught in a traditional fashion whereas the students are passive participants. The curriculum did not seem to bridge the classroom with the real world. There was little if any integration of skills learned from specialty areas applied to the classroom. In addition technology was under utilized by both students and teachers. After our experience we look at school rankings much differently we look at the socio-economic make-up of a District to better gage the quality of the curriculum and the teachers. When a District has a more diverse socio-economic make-up and they have earned high marks we feel that suggests that the teachers are doing an outstanding job to reach all children.

  • (7 years ago)

    We moved to the Unionville-Chadds Ford School district because of the school reputation. It lived up to our expectations and more! We have had our children in Unionville Elementary School for 2.5 years and it has been amazing! The academics are unsurpassed the principal is great and the teachers are excellent and very compassionate. The school system is run like a fortune-500 company everything is organized and the teachers and students have the tools and resources they need to succeed! We recently moved out of the State and we are seriously wondering whether to move back because the schools are so good. If you want a place where everyone feels welcome safe and supported so that they can reach their fullest potential...Unionville Elementary is the answer!

  • (10 years ago)

    All three of my children attended Unionville Elementary and was very pleased with the quality of teachers. Their pre-first program really enabled my son to progress much better as years went on. Now he is in college as are my other two.

See all reviews on GreatSchools

Overall score

(based on 12 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

Nearby

Elementary Schools

Middle Schools

High Schools