School Details

Exton El School

301 South Hendricks Ave, Exton, PA 19341
(484) 266-1400
9

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 555 students 14 students/teacher (PA avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

96%
93%
80%
92%
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
  • West Chester Area School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

95%
97%
83%
90%
94%
72%
93%
97%
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
  • West Chester Area School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

89%
91%
73%
85%
91%
65%
84%
89%
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
  • West Chester Area School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Exton El School is a public elementary school in Exton. The principal of Exton El School is Ms Roberta Gettis. 555 students go to Exton El School and identify mostly as Black, non-Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 11% of the 555 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Exton El School is 14:1. Mary C Howse El School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra
  • Photography
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Latin
  • Spanish

Sports

  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Gymnastics
  • P.E. classes
  • Rock climbing
  • Track

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 8% 6%
White, non-Hispanic 71% 81%
Hispanic 4% 6%
Asian/Pacific Islander 17% 7%
Asian 16% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 11% 11%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    Exton Elementary is simply extraordinary. Great schools are made by great leadership teachers staff and parent involvement. The school's principal office staff counselor nurse teachers and support staff are always smiling and supportive. The students PSSA scores (usually above 95% in reading math and writing) acrss the board are a reflection of how well the teachers are. There are always parents volunteering and involved in activities. The school has great extra curricular actvities such as spanish club band orchaestra after-school sports. There are always exciting events such as the Spring Fair Movie Night Monster Mash. The PTO hosts a lot of fundraising events and involved immensely in the school. If i could give th school ten stars I would. Anyone who says otherwise is a racist. Any negative comment about the principal and counselor are based on race because they are the only African American professionals in the school. They are well qualified. The principal has over 30 years experience not to mention a pleather of college degrees in education. The fact that they come from philadelphia is a non-factor. Exton is an amazing blue ribbon school!

  • (3 years ago)

    Excellent school-wide activities & events (creative exposure sports gifted student leadership opportunities fairs reading and math nights) fairly diverse student body great test scores strong principal and PTO (though I wish more parents would step up to help - even 1 hour a year helps!) focus on health/wellness. As with all public schools I wish we could reward the great teachers and send the not-so-great packing but overall a safe and positive environment for my kids to learn grow make friends and feel part of a community of people who care.

  • (5 years ago)

    Exton Elementary is the greatest school for a lot of reasons. First they have the greatest teachers and staff. They do their very best to teach the kids in a way that is fun. Exton is a very family oriented school as well. There are many events that include the entire family and many ways the parents can volunteer. A combination of those things make for the best school!!

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Overall score

(based on 6 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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