School Details

Durham-Nockamixon El School

41 Thomas Free Dr, Kintnersville, PA 18930
(610) 847-5131
9

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 262 students 14 students/teacher (PA avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

90%
83%
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92%
84%
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
  • Palisades School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

100%
96%
83%
94%
85%
72%
100%
96%
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
  • Palisades School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

93%
90%
73%
88%
84%
65%
88%
78%
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
  • Palisades School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Durham-Nockamixon El School is a public elementary school in Nockamixon Township. The principal of Durham-Nockamixon El School is Janet Link. 262 students go to Durham-Nockamixon El School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Asian/Pacific Islander; and Asian. 15% of the 262 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Durham-Nockamixon El School is 14:1. Haycock Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra
  • Theater drama

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 93% 97%
Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 1.0%
Asian 3% %
Multiracial 2% %
Hispanic 2% 0.8%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.4% 0.7%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 15% 10%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    A great learning environment in a rural setting. Wonderful art and music programs.

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Overall score

(based on 3 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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