School Details

Turner El School

1833 Laketon Rd, Wilkinsburg, PA 15221
(412) 731-5883
4

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-6 246 students 10 students/teacher (PA avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

79%
60%
80%
47%
44%
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
  • Wilkinsburg Borough School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

65%
67%
83%
46%
40%
72%
74%
61%
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
  • Wilkinsburg Borough School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

85%
59%
73%
50%
31%
65%
43%
31%
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
  • Wilkinsburg Borough School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

88%
57%
77%
44%
30%
69%

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
  • Wilkinsburg Borough School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Turner El School is a public middle school in Wilkinsburg. The principal of Turner El School is Ms Christine French. 246 students go to Turner El School and identify primarily as Black, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Hispanic. 99% of the 246 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Turner El School is 10:1. Imani Christian Academy is one of the nearest middle schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 96% 95%
Multiracial 3% 3%
Hispanic 0.4% 1%
White, non-Hispanic 0.4% 1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Asian 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 99% 99%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    turner elementary is a good school to send your child..... the principal and teachers are caring and supportive

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