School Details

Blacklick Valley El Center

1000 West Railroad St, Nanty Glo, PA 15943
(814) 749-9211
6

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-6 398 students 14 student/teacher

Test Scores by grade

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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
  • Blacklick Valley School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

89%
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72%
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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
  • Blacklick Valley School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

67%
67%
73%
50%
49%
65%
67%
65%
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
  • Blacklick Valley School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

79%
79%
77%
75%
75%
69%

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
  • Blacklick Valley School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Blacklick Valley El Center is a public elementary school in Nanty-Glo. The principal of Blacklick Valley El Center is Mr Luke Lansberry. 398 students go to Blacklick Valley El Center and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Native American or Native Alaskan. 53% of the 398 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Blacklick Valley El Center is 14:1. Cambria County Christian School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 100% 99%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.3% 0.6%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% %
Multiracial 0% %
Hispanic 0% %
Asian 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 53% 51%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (6 years ago)

    BVEC is a great school. My children are provided with the most updated educational tools available. The staff has been outstanding.

  • (7 years ago)

    Blacklick is a great school. My child is in Kindergarten and has learned so much already and it is not even the end of the first 9 weeks yet. She has even begun to read. The sight word program is wonderful

  • (9 years ago)

    Hi I'm a student here. I am in 6th grade. Our school is a really great school. Our teachers are so nice! Our reading competion won overal all grand champion. We always do very well on PSSA and Ternovia testing. Our Football team was undefeeted last year. We have a band here that is very good.Our afer school sports are Cheerleadind competition cheerleading football basketball baseball and our high school has track pluse everything else. The pto is very helpful. ther are about 85 parents involved with it. If I had to rate our school I would say 10.

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