School Details

Cetronia School

3635 Broadway, Allentown, PA 18104
(610) 351-5860
9

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 590 students 16 students/teacher (PA avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

86%
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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
  • Parkland School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

99%
93%
83%
92%
86%
72%
96%
93%
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
  • Parkland School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

86%
82%
73%
84%
76%
65%
86%
82%
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
  • Parkland School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Cetronia School is a public elementary school in South Whitehall Township. The principal of Cetronia School is Mrs Diana Schantz. 590 students attend Cetronia School and identify primarily as Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 11% of the 590 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Cetronia School is 16:1. Parkway Manor School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 8% 6%
White, non-Hispanic 71% 83%
Black, non-Hispanic 4% 4%
Multiracial 2% %
Asian 15% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 12% 7%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 11% 10%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    All schools should be this good. Excellent engaged teachers administrators and support staff. An active PTO. Art music gym and library specials. Fun events and activities all year 'round. Just nothing bad to say about it!

  • (2 years ago)

    Excellent school great teachers fantastic principal. Better than Lehigh Christian Academy. and Cetronia is not even a christian school and they don't point the finger to just one child when misbehave.

  • (4 years ago)

    Cetronia Elementary is a wonderful school to start your young one in education. The teachers are very interested in what is best for your child. My daughter struggled with Math in 3rd grade and was picked up by a 1st year teacher. I was fortunate to have this teacher again teach my child as he was reassigned to 5th grade. He worked with my daughter until she got it then introduced me to having her screened to see what her problem is. These teachers not only care about the education but care about the kids. Halloween is a wonderful experience for them as they parade outside the school yard. The order and politeness of the school shines and your student will grow into a wonderful student and will be prepared for the Middle School and High Schools Years at the most Prestigious Parkland HS.

  • (9 years ago)

    1st year at the school we came from overseas our child started in 2nd grade and was put in the ESL program. Great school teachers and activities. Quality of the installations and materials available. 20 kids per class is very good.

  • (10 years ago)

    This is an excellent elementary school and one of the reasons we built our home in the Parkland School District in 2000 is because it is one of the top school districts in the entire state of Pennsylvania and we feel the top district in the Lehigh Valley. The teachers are great as is the overall leadership. Cannot possibly ask for more in an elementary school.

  • (10 years ago)

    We have been very happy with Cetronia this year. My daughter transferred there from a private school and fit in almost instantly. Her teacher (a 30-year veteran whose teaching style is still fresh and enthusiastic) was very understanding and nurturing and I felt welcome at the school and in her classroom at all times. Parent involvement is welcomed. The facilities are nice with a bright airy library a spacious art room and a new gym. Cetronia was a National Blue Ribbon school in 1998-1999 under the leadership of its longtime principal who passed away last year. The new principal seems committed to keeping the school on track with what works but time will tell.

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Overall score

(based on 7 ratings & reviews)

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