School Details

Springfield El School

1950 Route 212, Quakertown, PA 18951
(610) 847-5131
6

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 258 students 15 students/teacher (PA avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

76%
83%
80%
83%
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

90%
96%
83%
79%
85%
72%
90%
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

82%
90%
73%
75%
84%
65%
57%
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

Springfield El School is a public elementary school in Springfield Township. The principal of Springfield El School is Ms Andrea Farina. 258 students attend Springfield El School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 15% of the 258 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Springfield El School is 15:1. Haycock Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 96% 97%
Black, non-Hispanic 2% 0.7%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.8% 1.0%
Hispanic 0.8% 0.8%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.4% 0.2%
Multiracial 0.4% %
Asian 0.4% %
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

  • (1 year ago)

    Teacher student ratio small...teachers seem professional...my son loves it there and he's learning what he needs to learn

  • (6 years ago)

    Great school. Lots of individual attention with average of 15 students per FTE teacher

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Overall score

(based on 2 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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