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Kiski Area Sd

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250 Hyde Park Rd
Leechburg, PA 15656
Westmoreland County
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PH: (724) 845-2022

  • Grades K-12
  • 3869 students
  • 9 schools

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 PSSA Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

Reading
 86% (2012)
 87% (2011)
 87% (2010)
 89% (2009)
 87% (2008)
 88% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 74% in 2012.

Math
 95% (2012)
 94% (2011)
 92% (2010)
 93% (2009)
 93% (2008)
 92% (2007)
The state average for Math was 80% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 4

Reading
 86% (2012)
 87% (2011)
 85% (2010)
 85% (2009)
 83% (2008)
 81% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 72% in 2012.

Science
 94% (2012)
 94% (2011)
 96% (2010)
 93% (2009)
The state average for Science was 82% in 2012.

Math
 91% (2012)
 93% (2011)
 93% (2010)
 89% (2009)
 86% (2008)
 85% (2007)
The state average for Math was 83% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 5

Reading
 74% (2012)
 76% (2011)
 75% (2010)
 78% (2009)
 77% (2008)
 78% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 65% in 2012.

Writing
 81% (2012)
 87% (2011)
 79% (2010)
 79% (2009)
 80% (2008)
 85% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 64% in 2012.

Math
 82% (2012)
 78% (2011)
 77% (2010)
 79% (2009)
 83% (2008)
 84% (2007)
The state average for Math was 73% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 6

Reading
 86% (2012)
 82% (2011)
 87% (2010)
 82% (2009)
 86% (2008)
 84% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 69% in 2012.

Math
 90% (2012)
 86% (2011)
 88% (2010)
 83% (2009)
 85% (2008)
 86% (2007)
The state average for Math was 77% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 7

Reading
 89% (2012)
 83% (2011)
 85% (2010)
 80% (2009)
 79% (2008)
 80% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 76% in 2012.

Math
 86% (2012)
 82% (2011)
 85% (2010)
 77% (2009)
 75% (2008)
 76% (2007)
The state average for Math was 80% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 8

Reading
 88% (2012)
 91% (2011)
 93% (2010)
 87% (2009)
 87% (2008)
 88% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

Science
 71% (2012)
 72% (2011)
 77% (2010)
 66% (2009)
The state average for Science was 60% in 2012.

Writing
 90% (2012)
 88% (2011)
 87% (2010)
 85% (2009)
 85% (2008)
 89% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 73% in 2012.

Math
 77% (2012)
 80% (2011)
 84% (2010)
 79% (2009)
 75% (2008)
 70% (2007)
The state average for Math was 76% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 11

Reading
 81% (2012)
 84% (2011)
 75% (2010)
 76% (2009)
 72% (2008)
 83% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 68% in 2012.

Science
 54% (2012)
 57% (2011)
 45% (2010)
 49% (2009)
The state average for Science was 42% in 2012.

Writing
 96% (2012)
 95% (2011)
 90% (2010)
 92% (2009)
 93% (2008)
 97% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 83% in 2012.

Math
 78% (2012)
 76% (2011)
 64% (2010)
 64% (2009)
 58% (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 Students86%
Female86%
Male86%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilities (IEP)44%

MathThis District
All Students95%
Female95%
Male95%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilities (IEP)70%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students86%
Female91%
Male82%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilities (IEP)56%

ScienceThis District
All Students94%
Female95%
Male92%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilities (IEP)83%

MathThis District
All Students91%
Female93%
Male90%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilities (IEP)68%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students74%
Female76%
Male72%
Black46%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilities (IEP)31%

WritingThis District
All Students81%
Female88%
Male75%
Black85%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilities (IEP)46%

MathThis District
All Students82%
Female81%
Male83%
Black69%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilities (IEP)50%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students86%
Female89%
Male83%
Black80%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilities (IEP)53%

MathThis District
All Students90%
Female92%
Male88%
Black93%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilities (IEP)67%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students89%
Female92%
Male86%
Black94%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities (IEP)60%

MathThis District
All Students86%
Female86%
Male86%
Black88%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilities (IEP)65%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students88%
Female94%
Male84%
Black75%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilities (IEP)65%

ScienceThis District
All Students71%
Female67%
Male74%
Black45%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged51%
Students with disabilities (IEP)43%

WritingThis District
All Students90%
Female98%
Male83%
Black95%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilities (IEP)68%

MathThis District
All Students77%
Female82%
Male74%
Black65%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Students with disabilities (IEP)47%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 11
ReadingThis District
All Students81%
Female84%
Male78%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilities (IEP)79%

ScienceThis District
All Students54%
Female54%
Male55%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White55%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Students with disabilities (IEP)22%

WritingThis District
All Students96%
Female96%
Male96%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disabilities (IEP)63%

MathThis District
All Students78%
Female79%
Male76%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Students with disabilities (IEP)57%
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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