School Details

Quarryville El School

211 South Hess St, Quarryville, PA 17566
(717) 786-2546
6

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 471 students 16 students/teacher (PA avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

87%
92%
80%
81%
85%
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
  • Solanco School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

78%
89%
83%
81%
82%
72%
88%
89%
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
  • Solanco School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

86%
84%
73%
86%
81%
65%
70%
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
  • Solanco School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Quarryville El School is a public elementary school in Quarryville. The principal of Quarryville El School is Mr James O'Brien. 471 students go to Quarryville El School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 35% of the 471 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Quarryville El School is 16:1. Oak Shade School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 90% 92%
Hispanic 5% 5%
Black, non-Hispanic 3% 2%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Asian 0.6% %
Multiracial 0.4% 0%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 35% 35%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (7 years ago)

    I think this school is a great place for children. The teachers are very one on one with their students and i feel that my child is learning a lot. This school is very clean and well organized.

  • (9 years ago)

    Academic program for kindergarteners very good. High parent teacher contact. Vigorous learning level. Weekly schedule impressive. Outcome very positive.

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Overall score

(based on 4 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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