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Easton Area School District

GreatSchools Rating: 6 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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1801 Bushkill Dr
Easton, PA 18040
Northampton County
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PH: (610) 250-2400

  • Grades K-12 & ungraded
  • 9016 students
  • 10 schools

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 PSSA Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

Reading
 78% (2012)
 80% (2011)
 80% (2010)
 76% (2009)
 74% (2008)
 65% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 74% in 2012.

Math
 91% (2012)
 91% (2011)
 93% (2010)
 87% (2009)
 85% (2008)
 81% (2007)
The state average for Math was 80% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 4

Reading
 77% (2012)
 78% (2011)
 77% (2010)
 77% (2009)
 72% (2008)
 68% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 72% in 2012.

Science
 87% (2012)
 89% (2011)
 86% (2010)
 87% (2009)
The state average for Science was 82% in 2012.

Math
 94% (2012)
 94% (2011)
 92% (2010)
 88% (2009)
 87% (2008)
 82% (2007)
The state average for Math was 83% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 5

Reading
 64% (2012)
 64% (2011)
 60% (2010)
 58% (2009)
 58% (2008)
 48% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 65% in 2012.

Writing
 76% (2012)
 77% (2011)
 70% (2010)
 64% (2009)
 69% (2008)
 71% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 64% in 2012.

Math
 74% (2012)
 75% (2011)
 75% (2010)
 76% (2009)
 67% (2008)
 54% (2007)
The state average for Math was 73% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 6

Reading
 68% (2012)
 67% (2011)
 67% (2010)
 65% (2009)
 56% (2008)
 61% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 69% in 2012.

Math
 82% (2012)
 76% (2011)
 84% (2010)
 75% (2009)
 61% (2008)
 64% (2007)
The state average for Math was 77% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 7

Reading
 78% (2012)
 78% (2011)
 78% (2010)
 70% (2009)
 71% (2008)
 60% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 76% in 2012.

Math
 86% (2012)
 87% (2011)
 86% (2010)
 74% (2009)
 72% (2008)
 62% (2007)
The state average for Math was 80% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 8

Reading
 84% (2012)
 83% (2011)
 84% (2010)
 81% (2009)
 75% (2008)
 73% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

Science
 63% (2012)
 60% (2011)
 54% (2010)
 55% (2009)
The state average for Science was 60% in 2012.

Writing
 88% (2012)
 87% (2011)
 87% (2010)
 81% (2009)
 75% (2008)
 79% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 73% in 2012.

Math
 89% (2012)
 85% (2011)
 83% (2010)
 80% (2009)
 63% (2008)
 63% (2007)
The state average for Math was 76% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 11

Reading
 65% (2012)
 61% (2011)
 59% (2010)
 52% (2009)
 52% (2008)
 56% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 68% in 2012.

Science
 34% (2012)
 31% (2011)
 28% (2010)
 28% (2009)
The state average for Science was 42% in 2012.

Writing
 81% (2012)
 79% (2011)
 78% (2010)
 81% (2009)
 76% (2008)
 84% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 83% in 2012.

Math
 56% (2012)
 56% (2011)
 58% (2010)
 49% (2009)
 47% (2008)
 48% (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 Students78%
Female82%
Male75%
Black69%
Asian93%
Hispanic68%
Multi-ethnic85%
Native Americann/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Students with disabilities (IEP)35%
English language learners37%

MathThis District
All Students91%
Female92%
Male91%
Black84%
Asian96%
Hispanic90%
Multi-ethnic90%
Native Americann/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilities (IEP)71%
English language learners85%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students77%
Female81%
Male74%
Black58%
Asian85%
Hispanic70%
Multi-ethnic73%
Native Americann/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Students with disabilities (IEP)32%

ScienceThis District
All Students87%
Female88%
Male86%
Black64%
Asian96%
Hispanic80%
Multi-ethnic100%
Native Americann/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilities (IEP)51%
English language learners33%

MathThis District
All Students94%
Female95%
Male93%
Black83%
Asian100%
Hispanic93%
Multi-ethnic93%
Native Americann/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilities (IEP)67%
English language learners67%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students64%
Female68%
Male60%
Black46%
Asian72%
Hispanic53%
Multi-ethnicn/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Students with disabilities (IEP)25%

WritingThis District
All Students76%
Female84%
Male69%
Black73%
Asian100%
Hispanic66%
Multi-ethnic73%
White78%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Students with disabilities (IEP)29%

MathThis District
All Students74%
Female71%
Male76%
Black57%
Asian84%
Hispanic57%
Multi-ethnic82%
White82%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilities (IEP)38%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students68%
Female74%
Male63%
Black51%
Asian82%
Hispanic50%
Multi-ethnicn/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Students with disabilities (IEP)22%

MathThis District
All Students82%
Female85%
Male80%
Black65%
Asian88%
Hispanic75%
Multi-ethnicn/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilities (IEP)41%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students78%
Female81%
Male75%
Black66%
Asian85%
Hispanic63%
Multi-ethnic64%
Native Americann/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Students with disabilities (IEP)41%
English language learners30%

MathThis District
All Students86%
Female87%
Male85%
Black74%
Asian85%
Hispanic77%
Multi-ethnic91%
Native Americann/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilities (IEP)59%
English language learners50%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students84%
Female90%
Male78%
Black72%
Asian100%
Hispanic72%
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilities (IEP)46%

ScienceThis District
All Students63%
Female63%
Male63%
Black45%
Asian82%
Hispanic48%
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilities (IEP)24%

WritingThis District
All Students88%
Female94%
Male82%
Black82%
Asian100%
Hispanic84%
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilities (IEP)58%
English language learners58%

MathThis District
All Students89%
Female89%
Male90%
Black81%
Asian100%
Hispanic79%
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilities (IEP)61%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 11
ReadingThis District
All Students65%
Female71%
Male59%
Black46%
Asian75%
Hispanic44%
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White74%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Students with disabilities (IEP)28%

ScienceThis District
All Students34%
Female35%
Male34%
Black15%
Asian53%
Hispanic10%
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White44%
Economically disadvantaged20%
Students with disabilities (IEP)11%

WritingThis District
All Students81%
Female88%
Male74%
Black72%
Asian82%
Hispanic64%
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Students with disabilities (IEP)42%

MathThis District
All Students56%
Female59%
Male54%
Black37%
Asian79%
Hispanic33%
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White65%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilities (IEP)14%
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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