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Hamburg Area School District

GreatSchools Rating: 6 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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Windsor St
Hamburg, PA 19526
Berks County
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PH: (610) 562-2241

  • Grades K-12 & ungraded
  • 2390 students
  • 4 schools

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 PSSA Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

Reading
 72% (2012)
 83% (2011)
 78% (2010)
 80% (2009)
 78% (2008)
 71% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 74% in 2012.

Math
 87% (2012)
 94% (2011)
 96% (2010)
 86% (2009)
 78% (2008)
 80% (2007)
The state average for Math was 80% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 4

Reading
 73% (2012)
 74% (2011)
 76% (2010)
 66% (2009)
 73% (2008)
 68% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 72% in 2012.

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

Math
 89% (2012)
 93% (2011)
 88% (2010)
 84% (2009)
 85% (2008)
 82% (2007)
The state average for Math was 83% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 5

Reading
 68% (2012)
 71% (2011)
 59% (2010)
 64% (2009)
 64% (2008)
 52% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 65% in 2012.

Writing
 64% (2012)
 73% (2011)
 59% (2010)
 61% (2009)
 58% (2008)
 59% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 64% in 2012.

Math
 85% (2012)
 89% (2011)
 79% (2010)
 75% (2009)
 81% (2008)
 70% (2007)
The state average for Math was 73% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 6

Reading
 65% (2012)
 61% (2011)
 64% (2010)
 65% (2009)
 65% (2008)
 56% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 69% in 2012.

Math
 88% (2012)
 78% (2011)
 80% (2010)
 78% (2009)
 73% (2008)
 65% (2007)
The state average for Math was 77% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 7

Reading
 73% (2012)
 87% (2011)
 71% (2010)
 66% (2009)
 69% (2008)
 60% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 76% in 2012.

Math
 89% (2012)
 91% (2011)
 88% (2010)
 80% (2009)
 78% (2008)
 73% (2007)
The state average for Math was 80% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 8

Reading
 88% (2012)
 87% (2011)
 79% (2010)
 81% (2009)
 77% (2008)
 82% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

Science
 71% (2012)
 67% (2011)
 62% (2010)
 54% (2009)
The state average for Science was 60% in 2012.

Writing
 82% (2012)
 91% (2011)
 84% (2010)
 86% (2009)
 83% (2008)
 88% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 73% in 2012.

Math
 90% (2012)
 93% (2011)
 74% (2010)
 71% (2009)
 73% (2008)
 72% (2007)
The state average for Math was 76% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 11

Reading
 63% (2012)
 74% (2011)
 65% (2010)
 70% (2009)
 71% (2008)
 58% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 68% in 2012.

Science
 46% (2012)
 55% (2011)
 39% (2010)
 50% (2009)
The state average for Science was 42% in 2012.

Writing
 92% (2012)
 89% (2011)
 86% (2010)
 90% (2009)
 88% (2008)
 80% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 83% in 2012.

Math
 65% (2012)
 72% (2011)
 53% (2010)
 64% (2009)
 57% (2008)
 41% (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%
Female74%
Male70%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White74%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilities (IEP)32%

MathThis District
All Students87%
Female90%
Male85%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilities (IEP)60%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students73%
Female72%
Male74%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilities (IEP)31%

ScienceThis District
All Students87%
Female87%
Male86%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilities (IEP)59%

MathThis District
All Students89%
Female90%
Male89%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilities (IEP)67%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students68%
Female62%
Male73%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Multi-ethnicn/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilities (IEP)50%

WritingThis District
All Students64%
Female58%
Male68%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic75%
Multi-ethnicn/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilities (IEP)13%

MathThis District
All Students85%
Female81%
Male88%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic67%
Multi-ethnicn/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilities (IEP)64%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students65%
Female77%
Male54%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White65%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilities (IEP)69%

MathThis District
All Students88%
Female93%
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilities (IEP)69%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students73%
Female76%
Male70%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Students with disabilities (IEP)55%

MathThis District
All Students89%
Female94%
Male86%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilities (IEP)68%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students88%
Female93%
Male85%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities (IEP)38%

ScienceThis District
All Students71%
Female65%
Male76%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilities (IEP)29%

WritingThis District
All Students82%
Female93%
Male74%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilities (IEP)16%

MathThis District
All Students90%
Female93%
Male88%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilities (IEP)41%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 11
ReadingThis District
All Students63%
Female65%
Male61%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White64%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Students with disabilities (IEP)18%

ScienceThis District
All Students46%
Female37%
Male54%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White48%
Economically disadvantaged30%
Students with disabilities (IEP)5%

WritingThis District
All Students92%
Female96%
Male89%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilities (IEP)55%

MathThis District
All Students65%
Female67%
Male64%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White68%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Students with disabilities (IEP)20%
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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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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