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Cheltenham Township Sd

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2000 Ashbourne Rd
Elkins Park, PA 19027
Montgomery County
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PH: (215) 886-9500

  • Grades PK-12
  • 4458 students
  • 9 schools

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 PSSA Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

Reading
 85% (2012)
 84% (2011)
 85% (2010)
 87% (2009)
 81% (2008)
 86% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 74% in 2012.

Math
 90% (2012)
 87% (2011)
 91% (2010)
 94% (2009)
 85% (2008)
 88% (2007)
The state average for Math was 80% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 4

Reading
 81% (2012)
 88% (2011)
 85% (2010)
 80% (2009)
 81% (2008)
 80% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 72% in 2012.

Science
 85% (2012)
 90% (2011)
 87% (2010)
 84% (2009)
The state average for Science was 82% in 2012.

Math
 91% (2012)
 93% (2011)
 95% (2010)
 87% (2009)
 88% (2008)
 82% (2007)
The state average for Math was 83% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 5

Reading
 75% (2012)
 79% (2011)
 63% (2010)
 75% (2009)
 69% (2008)
 68% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 65% in 2012.

Writing
 58% (2012)
 55% (2011)
 50% (2010)
 55% (2009)
 69% (2008)
 55% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 64% in 2012.

Math
 84% (2012)
 89% (2011)
 74% (2010)
 84% (2009)
 86% (2008)
 84% (2007)
The state average for Math was 73% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 6

Reading
 80% (2012)
 76% (2011)
 73% (2010)
 79% (2009)
 79% (2008)
 78% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 69% in 2012.

Math
 87% (2012)
 81% (2011)
 79% (2010)
 83% (2009)
 78% (2008)
 70% (2007)
The state average for Math was 77% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 7

Reading
 86% (2012)
 85% (2011)
 85% (2010)
 78% (2009)
 82% (2008)
 72% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 76% in 2012.

Math
 86% (2012)
 87% (2011)
 84% (2010)
 81% (2009)
 71% (2008)
 71% (2007)
The state average for Math was 80% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 8

Reading
 94% (2012)
 94% (2011)
 92% (2010)
 89% (2009)
 87% (2008)
 83% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

Science
 73% (2012)
 70% (2011)
 73% (2010)
 62% (2009)
The state average for Science was 60% in 2012.

Writing
 76% (2012)
 92% (2011)
 92% (2010)
 86% (2009)
 82% (2008)
 86% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 73% in 2012.

Math
 89% (2012)
 89% (2011)
 86% (2010)
 82% (2009)
 75% (2008)
 74% (2007)
The state average for Math was 76% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 11

Reading
 79% (2012)
 78% (2011)
 75% (2010)
 83% (2009)
 61% (2008)
 68% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 68% in 2012.

Science
 46% (2012)
 40% (2011)
 39% (2010)
 55% (2009)
The state average for Science was 42% in 2012.

Writing
 86% (2012)
 85% (2011)
 77% (2010)
 93% (2009)
 92% (2008)
 95% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 83% in 2012.

Math
 69% (2012)
 73% (2011)
 65% (2010)
 72% (2009)
 57% (2008)
 62% (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 Students85%
Female87%
Male82%
Black76%
Asian92%
Hispanic67%
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilities (IEP)28%
English language learners64%

MathThis District
All Students90%
Female93%
Male87%
Black84%
Asian97%
Hispanic75%
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilities (IEP)45%
English language learners82%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students81%
Female87%
Male74%
Black70%
Asian100%
Hispanic58%
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilities (IEP)32%

ScienceThis District
All Students85%
Female87%
Male84%
Black77%
Asian100%
Hispanic79%
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilities (IEP)52%

MathThis District
All Students91%
Female91%
Male91%
Black85%
Asian100%
Hispanic85%
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White99%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities (IEP)65%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students75%
Female80%
Male70%
Black59%
Asian78%
Hispanic36%
Multi-ethnicn/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Students with disabilities (IEP)33%

WritingThis District
All Students58%
Female70%
Male45%
Black46%
Asian53%
Hispanic46%
Multi-ethnicn/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Students with disabilities (IEP)15%

MathThis District
All Students84%
Female83%
Male85%
Black68%
Asian97%
Hispanic82%
Multi-ethnicn/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilities (IEP)54%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students80%
Female87%
Male74%
Black71%
Asian92%
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Students with disabilities (IEP)32%

MathThis District
All Students87%
Female88%
Male86%
Black79%
Asian94%
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilities (IEP)64%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students86%
Female92%
Male80%
Black77%
Asian96%
Hispanic69%
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilities (IEP)62%

MathThis District
All Students86%
Female92%
Male80%
Black77%
Asian96%
Hispanic77%
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilities (IEP)54%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students94%
Female97%
Male92%
Black91%
Asian100%
Hispanic93%
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged94%
Students with disabilities (IEP)87%

ScienceThis District
All Students73%
Female76%
Male70%
Black55%
Asian100%
Hispanic79%
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilities (IEP)47%

WritingThis District
All Students76%
Female88%
Male64%
Black64%
Asian86%
Hispanic93%
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Students with disabilities (IEP)33%

MathThis District
All Students89%
Female94%
Male84%
Black81%
Asian100%
Hispanic87%
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilities (IEP)54%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 11
ReadingThis District
All Students79%
Female84%
Male73%
Black69%
Asian86%
Hispanic77%
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilities (IEP)42%

ScienceThis District
All Students46%
Female48%
Male44%
Black25%
Asian63%
Hispanic53%
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White64%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Students with disabilities (IEP)8%

WritingThis District
All Students86%
Female92%
Male80%
Black82%
Asian95%
Hispanic88%
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilities (IEP)48%

MathThis District
All Students69%
Female72%
Male66%
Black57%
Asian81%
Hispanic77%
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilities (IEP)29%
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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