School Details

Elmwood El School

100 East Elmwood Ave, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
(717) 691-4578
6

(out of 10)

Public Grades 1-5 355 students 11 students/teacher (PA avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

72%
84%
80%
72%
80%
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
  • Mechanicsburg Area School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

97%
90%
83%
81%
81%
72%
85%
84%
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
  • Mechanicsburg Area School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

91%
85%
73%
79%
75%
65%
76%
70%
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
  • Mechanicsburg Area School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Elmwood El School is a public elementary school in Mechanicsburg. The principal of Elmwood El School is Mr John McIntosh. 355 students attend Elmwood El School and identify primarily as Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 38% of the 355 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Elmwood El School is 11:1. St Joseph School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 8% 4%
White, non-Hispanic 71% 85%
Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 3%
Asian 3% %
Black, non-Hispanic 16% 8%
Multiracial 0.8% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.3% 0.05%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 38% 21%

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