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Franklin Area School District

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417 13th St
Franklin, PA 16323
Venango County
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PH: (814) 432-8917

  • Grades 1-12
  • 2068 students
  • 8 schools

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 PSSA Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

Reading
 80% (2012)
 83% (2011)
 81% (2010)
 85% (2009)
 83% (2008)
 79% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 74% in 2012.

Math
 80% (2012)
 86% (2011)
 89% (2010)
 83% (2009)
 82% (2008)
 88% (2007)
The state average for Math was 80% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 4

Reading
 73% (2012)
 69% (2011)
 77% (2010)
 76% (2009)
 70% (2008)
 74% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 72% in 2012.

Science
 89% (2012)
 90% (2011)
 84% (2010)
 88% (2009)
The state average for Science was 82% in 2012.

Math
 82% (2012)
 84% (2011)
 80% (2010)
 87% (2009)
 88% (2008)
 85% (2007)
The state average for Math was 83% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 5

Reading
 56% (2012)
 57% (2011)
 65% (2010)
 63% (2009)
 68% (2008)
 58% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 65% in 2012.

Writing
 64% (2012)
 57% (2011)
 45% (2010)
 46% (2009)
 49% (2008)
 37% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 64% in 2012.

Math
 63% (2012)
 71% (2011)
 70% (2010)
 73% (2009)
 74% (2008)
 65% (2007)
The state average for Math was 73% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 6

Reading
 65% (2012)
 68% (2011)
 71% (2010)
 73% (2009)
 68% (2008)
 64% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 69% in 2012.

Math
 81% (2012)
 79% (2011)
 80% (2010)
 85% (2009)
 68% (2008)
 75% (2007)
The state average for Math was 77% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 7

Reading
 56% (2012)
 58% (2011)
 69% (2010)
 56% (2009)
 62% (2008)
 57% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 76% in 2012.

Math
 73% (2012)
 75% (2011)
 85% (2010)
 66% (2009)
 76% (2008)
 73% (2007)
The state average for Math was 80% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 8

Reading
 57% (2012)
 71% (2011)
 66% (2010)
 70% (2009)
 72% (2008)
 72% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

Science
 47% (2012)
 55% (2011)
 46% (2010)
 53% (2009)
The state average for Science was 60% in 2012.

Writing
 72% (2012)
 74% (2011)
 64% (2010)
 68% (2009)
 66% (2008)
 80% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 73% in 2012.

Math
 55% (2012)
 78% (2011)
 68% (2010)
 71% (2009)
 70% (2008)
 62% (2007)
The state average for Math was 76% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 11

Reading
 54% (2012)
 57% (2011)
 70% (2010)
 62% (2009)
 71% (2008)
 73% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 68% in 2012.

Science
 27% (2012)
 34% (2011)
 35% (2010)
 25% (2009)
The state average for Science was 42% in 2012.

Writing
 88% (2012)
 86% (2011)
 93% (2010)
 82% (2009)
 94% (2008)
 96% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 83% in 2012.

Math
 55% (2012)
 62% (2011)
 57% (2010)
 55% (2009)
 57% (2008)
 50% (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 Students80%
Female84%
Male76%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilities (IEP)50%

MathThis District
All Students80%
Female81%
Male79%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilities (IEP)50%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students73%
Female78%
Male67%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilities (IEP)46%

ScienceThis District
All Students89%
Female86%
Male93%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilities (IEP)80%

MathThis District
All Students82%
Female84%
Male79%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilities (IEP)54%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students56%
Female61%
Male50%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White55%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Students with disabilities (IEP)36%

WritingThis District
All Students64%
Female73%
Male54%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilities (IEP)33%

MathThis District
All Students63%
Female61%
Male66%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White64%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Students with disabilities (IEP)38%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students65%
Female72%
Male58%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White66%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Students with disabilities (IEP)37%

MathThis District
All Students81%
Female79%
Male82%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilities (IEP)60%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students56%
Female61%
Male52%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White57%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Students with disabilities (IEP)26%

MathThis District
All Students73%
Female78%
Male68%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White74%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilities (IEP)47%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students57%
Female64%
Male51%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White57%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Students with disabilities (IEP)25%

ScienceThis District
All Students47%
Female46%
Male48%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White49%
Economically disadvantaged30%
Students with disabilities (IEP)25%

WritingThis District
All Students72%
Female86%
Male60%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilities (IEP)44%

MathThis District
All Students55%
Female56%
Male54%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White56%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilities (IEP)24%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 11
ReadingThis District
All Students54%
Female67%
Male46%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White53%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Students with disabilities (IEP)15%

ScienceThis District
All Students27%
Female29%
Male25%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White28%
Economically disadvantaged8%
Students with disabilities (IEP)0%

WritingThis District
All Students88%
Female94%
Male83%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilities (IEP)62%

MathThis District
All Students55%
Female65%
Male48%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White56%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Students with disabilities (IEP)15%
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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