School Details

Metzgar El School

140 Cc Hall Dr, New Alexandria, PA 15670
(724) 668-2237
8

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 310 students 14 students/teacher (PA avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

77%
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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
  • Greensburg Salem School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

97%
90%
83%
75%
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72%
95%
88%
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
  • Greensburg Salem School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

96%
88%
73%
92%
74%
65%
85%
71%
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
  • Greensburg Salem School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Metzgar El School is a public elementary school in Salem Township. The principal of Metzgar El School is Mrs Justine Federico. 310 students go to Metzgar El School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 35% of the 310 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Metzgar El School is 14:1. Latrobe El School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 94% 87%
Black, non-Hispanic 4% 8%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 1%
Asian 0.9% %
Multiracial 0.6% 3%
Hispanic 0.6% 1%
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% 42%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (6 years ago)

    The teachers and the rest of the staff are wonderful. If your child is struggling in a subject they have all the extra programs to help them. The PTA is like no other. They do so much for the kids. I like the school so much I now work in the lunch room. Great school!

  • (8 years ago)

    My son is only in first grade so I can't really discuss anything long-term but thus far his experience has been great. The teachers he has had thus far have been very involved with him and always open to questions and concerns from us. The principal is fantastic-involved and personable. We have only had one issue which we had to take to her and she addressed it right away. This school goes on a rotation basis for 'special classes' such as gym art computer etc. Thus far my son has loved all of these teachers also. I rated extracurricular activities as I did only because we have not had much opportunity to get involved within these first two years.

  • (9 years ago)

    More parent involvement than any school I've encountered. Excellent programs and teachers. We are extremely pleased with our son's education from this school. They are welcome to parent's suggestions and work well with the parents with any issues. There are extracurricular activites for the kids and again are wonderful. We could not be happier.

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Overall score

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