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Central Bucks School District

GreatSchools Rating: 10 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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20 Welden Dr
Doylestown, PA 18901
Bucks County
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PH: (267) 893-2000

  • Grades K-12 & ungraded
  • 20,081 students
  • 23 schools

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 PSSA Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

Reading
 91% (2012)
 90% (2011)
 90% (2010)
 91% (2009)
 92% (2008)
 91% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 74% in 2012.

Math
 92% (2012)
 95% (2011)
 94% (2010)
 94% (2009)
 94% (2008)
 93% (2007)
The state average for Math was 80% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 4

Reading
 93% (2012)
 91% (2011)
 90% (2010)
 90% (2009)
 89% (2008)
 90% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 72% in 2012.

Science
 96% (2012)
 94% (2011)
 94% (2010)
 96% (2009)
The state average for Science was 82% in 2012.

Math
 97% (2012)
 95% (2011)
 97% (2010)
 95% (2009)
 94% (2008)
 94% (2007)
The state average for Math was 83% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 5

Reading
 86% (2012)
 87% (2011)
 81% (2010)
 83% (2009)
 83% (2008)
 84% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 65% in 2012.

Writing
 92% (2012)
 93% (2011)
 89% (2010)
 90% (2009)
 88% (2008)
 89% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 64% in 2012.

Math
 91% (2012)
 92% (2011)
 92% (2010)
 91% (2009)
 91% (2008)
 89% (2007)
The state average for Math was 73% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 6

Reading
 91% (2012)
 91% (2011)
 89% (2010)
 90% (2009)
 90% (2008)
 88% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 69% in 2012.

Math
 95% (2012)
 95% (2011)
 94% (2010)
 93% (2009)
 92% (2008)
 92% (2007)
The state average for Math was 77% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 7

Reading
 95% (2012)
 94% (2011)
 92% (2010)
 94% (2009)
 94% (2008)
 92% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 76% in 2012.

Math
 96% (2012)
 94% (2011)
 95% (2010)
 94% (2009)
 94% (2008)
 94% (2007)
The state average for Math was 80% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 8

Reading
 96% (2012)
 96% (2011)
 95% (2010)
 97% (2009)
 97% (2008)
 95% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

Science
 84% (2012)
 85% (2011)
 83% (2010)
 84% (2009)
The state average for Science was 60% in 2012.

Writing
 95% (2012)
 96% (2011)
 96% (2010)
 97% (2009)
 95% (2008)
 98% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 73% in 2012.

Math
 94% (2012)
 94% (2011)
 93% (2010)
 93% (2009)
 94% (2008)
 93% (2007)
The state average for Math was 76% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 11

Reading
 88% (2012)
 91% (2011)
 88% (2010)
 87% (2009)
 88% (2008)
 88% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 68% in 2012.

Science
 70% (2012)
 66% (2011)
 66% (2010)
 64% (2009)
The state average for Science was 42% in 2012.

Writing
 97% (2012)
 97% (2011)
 94% (2010)
 98% (2009)
 98% (2008)
 98% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 83% in 2012.

Math
 84% (2012)
 85% (2011)
 87% (2010)
 82% (2009)
 83% (2008)
 80% (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 Students91%
Female93%
Male90%
Black89%
Asian94%
Hispanic90%
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities (IEP)59%

MathThis District
All Students92%
Female91%
Male94%
Black92%
Asian99%
Hispanic79%
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilities (IEP)64%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students93%
Female95%
Male92%
Black78%
Asian94%
Hispanic78%
Multi-ethnic100%
Native Americann/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilities (IEP)67%

ScienceThis District
All Students96%
Female96%
Male96%
Black85%
Asian94%
Hispanic88%
Multi-ethnic92%
Native Americann/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilities (IEP)73%

MathThis District
All Students97%
Female97%
Male97%
Black100%
Asian98%
Hispanic95%
Multi-ethnic100%
Native Americann/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged96%
Students with disabilities (IEP)81%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students86%
Female88%
Male84%
Black56%
Asian89%
Hispanic68%
Multi-ethnicn/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilities (IEP)48%

WritingThis District
All Students92%
Female96%
Male89%
Black75%
Asian95%
Hispanic92%
Multi-ethnicn/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilities (IEP)66%

MathThis District
All Students91%
Female90%
Male91%
Black59%
Asian96%
Hispanic70%
Multi-ethnicn/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilities (IEP)52%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students91%
Female94%
Male89%
Black81%
Asian89%
Hispanic82%
Multi-ethnicn/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilities (IEP)62%

MathThis District
All Students95%
Female95%
Male95%
Black94%
Asian95%
Hispanic91%
Multi-ethnicn/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilities (IEP)70%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students95%
Female98%
Male92%
Black96%
Asian99%
Hispanic88%
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilities (IEP)72%

MathThis District
All Students96%
Female96%
Male95%
Black91%
Asian98%
Hispanic91%
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilities (IEP)73%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students96%
Female98%
Male95%
Black92%
Asian99%
Hispanic89%
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilities (IEP)76%

ScienceThis District
All Students84%
Female85%
Male84%
Black68%
Asian91%
Hispanic67%
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Students with disabilities (IEP)48%

WritingThis District
All Students95%
Female97%
Male93%
Black82%
Asian100%
Hispanic84%
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilities (IEP)73%

MathThis District
All Students94%
Female95%
Male93%
Black85%
Asian99%
Hispanic78%
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilities (IEP)63%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 11
ReadingThis District
All Students88%
Female92%
Male85%
Black79%
Asian92%
Hispanic71%
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilities (IEP)56%

ScienceThis District
All Students70%
Female67%
Male73%
Black61%
Asian76%
Hispanic51%
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Students with disabilities (IEP)32%

WritingThis District
All Students97%
Female98%
Male95%
Black84%
Asian100%
Hispanic89%
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilities (IEP)79%

MathThis District
All Students84%
Female84%
Male83%
Black75%
Asian95%
Hispanic71%
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Students with disabilities (IEP)39%
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
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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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