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Chambersburg Area School District

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435 Stanley Ave
Chambersburg, PA 17201
Franklin County
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PH: (717) 263-9281

  • Grades K-12
  • 8667 students
  • 20 schools

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 PSSA Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

Reading
 72% (2012)
 76% (2011)
 76% (2010)
 77% (2009)
 79% (2008)
 72% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 74% in 2012.

Math
 73% (2012)
 78% (2011)
 82% (2010)
 78% (2009)
 78% (2008)
 74% (2007)
The state average for Math was 80% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 4

Reading
 71% (2012)
 72% (2011)
 73% (2010)
 73% (2009)
 68% (2008)
 70% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 72% in 2012.

Science
 83% (2012)
 81% (2011)
 80% (2010)
 87% (2009)
The state average for Science was 82% in 2012.

Math
 76% (2012)
 80% (2011)
 81% (2010)
 78% (2009)
 76% (2008)
 69% (2007)
The state average for Math was 83% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 5

Reading
 62% (2012)
 64% (2011)
 65% (2010)
 61% (2009)
 61% (2008)
 50% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 65% in 2012.

Writing
 60% (2012)
 58% (2011)
 57% (2010)
 46% (2009)
 46% (2008)
 38% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 64% in 2012.

Math
 63% (2012)
 66% (2011)
 68% (2010)
 68% (2009)
 63% (2008)
 62% (2007)
The state average for Math was 73% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 6

Reading
 57% (2012)
 61% (2011)
 63% (2010)
 68% (2009)
 59% (2008)
 58% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 69% in 2012.

Math
 65% (2012)
 69% (2011)
 67% (2010)
 66% (2009)
 60% (2008)
 60% (2007)
The state average for Math was 77% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 7

Reading
 76% (2012)
 67% (2011)
 71% (2010)
 66% (2009)
 65% (2008)
 65% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 76% in 2012.

Math
 74% (2012)
 72% (2011)
 76% (2010)
 66% (2009)
 64% (2008)
 66% (2007)
The state average for Math was 80% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 8

Reading
 81% (2012)
 83% (2011)
 77% (2010)
 78% (2009)
 77% (2008)
 72% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

Science
 63% (2012)
 54% (2011)
 51% (2010)
 52% (2009)
The state average for Science was 60% in 2012.

Writing
 81% (2012)
 75% (2011)
 76% (2010)
 69% (2009)
 69% (2008)
 77% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 73% in 2012.

Math
 71% (2012)
 72% (2011)
 68% (2010)
 71% (2009)
 68% (2008)
 68% (2007)
The state average for Math was 76% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 11

Reading
 65% (2012)
 70% (2011)
 65% (2010)
 64% (2009)
 65% (2008)
 71% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 68% in 2012.

Science
 34% (2012)
 37% (2011)
 35% (2010)
 35% (2009)
The state average for Science was 42% in 2012.

Writing
 72% (2012)
 79% (2011)
 67% (2010)
 80% (2009)
 79% (2008)
 83% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 83% in 2012.

Math
 54% (2012)
 61% (2011)
 62% (2010)
 57% (2009)
 61% (2008)
 60% (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 Students72%
Female77%
Male67%
Black58%
Asiann/a
Hispanic48%
Multi-ethnic88%
Native Americann/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilities (IEP)26%

MathThis District
All Students73%
Female76%
Male70%
Black56%
Asiann/a
Hispanic55%
Multi-ethnic84%
Native Americann/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilities (IEP)28%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students71%
Female77%
Male64%
Black58%
Asiann/a
Hispanic66%
Multi-ethnic72%
Native Americann/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilities (IEP)39%

ScienceThis District
All Students83%
Female85%
Male81%
Black84%
Asian73%
Hispanic67%
Multi-ethnic75%
Native Americann/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilities (IEP)61%

MathThis District
All Students76%
Female75%
Male76%
Black66%
Asiann/a
Hispanic72%
Multi-ethnic67%
Native Americann/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Students with disabilities (IEP)44%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students62%
Female64%
Male59%
Black44%
Asiann/a
Hispanic38%
Multi-ethnic62%
White67%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilities (IEP)23%
English language learners5%

WritingThis District
All Students60%
Female71%
Male48%
Black59%
Asiann/a
Hispanic53%
Multi-ethnic53%
White61%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilities (IEP)15%
English language learners22%

MathThis District
All Students63%
Female60%
Male65%
Black44%
Asiann/a
Hispanic51%
Multi-ethnic38%
White67%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Students with disabilities (IEP)24%
English language learners11%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students57%
Female63%
Male51%
Black32%
Asiann/a
Hispanic30%
Multi-ethnic49%
White64%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Students with disabilities (IEP)21%
English language learners0%

MathThis District
All Students65%
Female68%
Male63%
Black47%
Asiann/a
Hispanic41%
Multi-ethnic50%
White71%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilities (IEP)26%
English language learners0%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students76%
Female79%
Male73%
Black55%
Asiann/a
Hispanic63%
Multi-ethnic78%
Native Americann/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Students with disabilities (IEP)28%
English language learners14%

MathThis District
All Students74%
Female72%
Male75%
Black50%
Asiann/a
Hispanic59%
Multi-ethnic81%
Native Americann/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Students with disabilities (IEP)47%
English language learners7%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students81%
Female83%
Male78%
Black51%
Asiann/a
Hispanic76%
Multi-ethnic75%
Native Americann/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Students with disabilities (IEP)28%
English language learners33%

ScienceThis District
All Students63%
Female61%
Male66%
Black27%
Asiann/a
Hispanic47%
Multi-ethnic59%
Native Americann/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilities (IEP)11%
English language learners0%

WritingThis District
All Students81%
Female88%
Male74%
Black65%
Asiann/a
Hispanic74%
Multi-ethnic75%
Native Americann/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilities (IEP)23%
English language learners27%

MathThis District
All Students71%
Female72%
Male71%
Black42%
Asiann/a
Hispanic70%
Multi-ethnic59%
Native Americann/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilities (IEP)13%
English language learners33%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 11
ReadingThis District
All Students65%
Female66%
Male64%
Black58%
Asiann/a
Hispanic43%
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White68%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Students with disabilities (IEP)28%
English language learners6%

ScienceThis District
All Students34%
Female28%
Male41%
Black15%
Asiann/a
Hispanic9%
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White40%
Economically disadvantaged18%
Students with disabilities (IEP)13%
English language learners0%

WritingThis District
All Students72%
Female77%
Male67%
Black59%
Asiann/a
Hispanic67%
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilities (IEP)24%
English language learners40%

MathThis District
All Students54%
Female49%
Male58%
Black34%
Asiann/a
Hispanic39%
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White57%
Economically disadvantaged30%
Students with disabilities (IEP)15%
English language learners12%
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

 
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 Students

 
Student Ethnicity
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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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