School Details

Whitfield Elementary School

2700 Van Reed Rd, West Lawn, PA 19609
(610) 670-0180
8

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 572 students 16 students/teacher (PA avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

92%
92%
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88%
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
  • Wilson School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

94%
95%
83%
80%
88%
72%
92%
95%
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
  • Wilson School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

94%
91%
73%
88%
84%
65%
78%
84%
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
  • Wilson School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Whitfield Elementary School is a public elementary school in Whitfield. The principal of Whitfield Elementary School is Mr Brad Hart. 572 students go to Whitfield Elementary School and are mostly Black, non-Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 24% of the 572 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Whitfield Elementary School is 16:1. St. Ignatius Loyola Regional School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 8% 8%
White, non-Hispanic 77% 78%
Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 4%
Asian 3% %
Hispanic 11% 9%
Multiracial 0.9% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 24% 16%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    Great school and wonderful teachers! My daughter is in 4th grade and my son is in Kindergarten. They have both had a super experience since being at Whitefield

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