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Cambria Heights School District

GreatSchools Rating: 8 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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426 Glendale Lake Rd
Patton, PA 16668
Cambria County
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PH: (814) 674-3626

  • Grades PK-12
  • 1456 students
  • 3 schools

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 PSSA Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

Reading
 84% (2012)
 81% (2011)
 89% (2010)
 86% (2009)
 91% (2008)
 82% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 74% in 2012.

Math
 94% (2012)
 88% (2011)
 96% (2010)
 87% (2009)
 91% (2008)
 84% (2007)
The state average for Math was 80% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 4

Reading
 76% (2012)
 87% (2011)
 67% (2010)
 81% (2009)
 85% (2008)
 70% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 72% in 2012.

Science
 83% (2012)
 96% (2011)
 80% (2010)
 88% (2009)
The state average for Science was 82% in 2012.

Math
 89% (2012)
 95% (2011)
 84% (2010)
 91% (2009)
 88% (2008)
 88% (2007)
The state average for Math was 83% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 5

Reading
 86% (2012)
 68% (2011)
 71% (2010)
 64% (2009)
 67% (2008)
 63% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 65% in 2012.

Writing
 35% (2012)
 41% (2011)
 64% (2010)
 55% (2009)
 57% (2008)
 53% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 64% in 2012.

Math
 89% (2012)
 77% (2011)
 90% (2010)
 73% (2009)
 84% (2008)
 78% (2007)
The state average for Math was 73% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 6

Reading
 82% (2012)
 83% (2011)
 72% (2010)
 76% (2009)
 82% (2008)
 69% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 69% in 2012.

Math
 81% (2012)
 85% (2011)
 83% (2010)
 83% (2009)
 80% (2008)
 72% (2007)
The state average for Math was 77% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 7

Reading
 96% (2012)
 85% (2011)
 89% (2010)
 85% (2009)
 82% (2008)
 85% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 76% in 2012.

Math
 96% (2012)
 80% (2011)
 88% (2010)
 80% (2009)
 83% (2008)
 72% (2007)
The state average for Math was 80% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 8

Reading
 85% (2012)
 89% (2011)
 86% (2010)
 89% (2009)
 93% (2008)
 89% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

Science
 65% (2012)
 65% (2011)
 67% (2010)
 75% (2009)
The state average for Science was 60% in 2012.

Writing
 90% (2012)
 95% (2011)
 82% (2010)
 91% (2009)
 90% (2008)
 92% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 73% in 2012.

Math
 93% (2012)
 93% (2011)
 81% (2010)
 86% (2009)
 79% (2008)
 77% (2007)
The state average for Math was 76% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 11

Reading
 84% (2012)
 87% (2011)
 78% (2010)
 70% (2009)
 78% (2008)
 73% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 68% in 2012.

Science
 58% (2012)
 50% (2011)
 48% (2010)
 45% (2009)
The state average for Science was 42% in 2012.

Writing
 96% (2012)
 94% (2011)
 95% (2010)
 82% (2009)
 96% (2008)
 91% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 83% in 2012.

Math
 67% (2012)
 61% (2011)
 63% (2010)
 46% (2009)
 74% (2008)
 61% (2007)
The state average for Math was 60% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

About the Tests

  • 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, science 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.

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 PSSA Results By Subgroup

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3
ReadingThis District
All Students84%
Female89%
Male78%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilities (IEP)43%

MathThis District
All Students94%
Female94%
Male94%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged97%
Students with disabilities (IEP)72%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students76%
Female82%
Male69%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilities (IEP)31%

ScienceThis District
All Students83%
Female87%
Male79%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilities (IEP)45%

MathThis District
All Students89%
Female94%
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilities (IEP)61%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students86%
Female89%
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged80%

WritingThis District
All Students35%
Female52%
Male19%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White35%
Economically disadvantaged30%

MathThis District
All Students89%
Female87%
Male91%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged86%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students82%
Female85%
Male79%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged78%

MathThis District
All Students81%
Female83%
Male79%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students96%
Female100%
Male92%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged92%

MathThis District
All Students96%
Female96%
Male96%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students85%
Female92%
Male78%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged77%

ScienceThis District
All Students65%
Female72%
Male59%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White65%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Students with disabilities (IEP)33%

WritingThis District
All Students90%
Female98%
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged89%

MathThis District
All Students93%
Female100%
Male87%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged96%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 11
ReadingThis District
All Students84%
Female93%
Male77%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged82%

ScienceThis District
All Students58%
Female63%
Male55%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White58%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilities (IEP)20%

WritingThis District
All Students96%
Female98%
Male94%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilities (IEP)87%

MathThis District
All Students67%
Female75%
Male60%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White66%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

About the Tests

  • 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, science 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 different student groups are identified by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Testing in Pennsylvania: An Overview

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 Teachers

 
Teacher data was not reported for this district.

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 Students

 
Student Ethnicity
Information about this data
Source:
EthnicityThis DistrictState Average
Unspecified100%n/a

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 Spending Per Pupil

 

Finance data was not reported for this district.

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