School Details

Oxford Valley El School

430 Trenton Rd, Fairless Hills, PA 19030
(215) 949-6808
6

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 433 students 17 students/teacher (PA avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

82%
92%
80%
69%
86%
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
  • Pennsbury School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

94%
90%
83%
88%
85%
72%
95%
92%
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
  • Pennsbury School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

74%
86%
73%
59%
79%
65%
76%
80%
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
  • Pennsbury School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Oxford Valley El School is a public elementary school in Fairless Hills. The principal of Oxford Valley El School is Mrs Fran Nitkin. 433 children attend Oxford Valley El School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Asian; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 18% of the 433 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Oxford Valley El School is 17:1. St. Frances Cabrini School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra

Sports

  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Gymnastics
  • P.E. classes
  • Rock climbing
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 80% 81%
Asian 7% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 6% 6%
Multiracial 6% 2%
Black, non-Hispanic 4% 6%
Hispanic 4% 4%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.5% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 18% 14%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (9 years ago)

    Oxford Valley is a very caring school. The teachers uphold the highest academic standards. Many of the teachers have Master's degrees and provide excellent instruction. The special areas include musis art library PE and computer all taught by certified teachers. Instrumental is provided for students in grades 4 and 5. There are many activities such as Reading Olympics choral concerts Olympics of the Mind.

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(based on 5 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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