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Minersville Area School District

GreatSchools Rating: 5 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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Battlin Miner Dr and Low Rd
Minersville, PA 17954
Schuylkill County
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PH: (570) 544-4764

  • Grades 1-12 & ungraded
  • 1243 students
  • 3 schools

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 PSSA Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

Reading
 86% (2012)
 88% (2011)
 87% (2010)
 81% (2009)
 81% (2008)
 83% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 74% in 2012.

Math
 88% (2012)
 88% (2011)
 92% (2010)
 84% (2009)
 83% (2008)
 83% (2007)
The state average for Math was 80% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 4

Reading
 62% (2012)
 66% (2011)
 65% (2010)
 73% (2009)
 57% (2008)
 77% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 72% in 2012.

Science
 86% (2012)
 92% (2011)
 77% (2010)
 87% (2009)
The state average for Science was 82% in 2012.

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

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 5

Reading
 62% (2012)
 56% (2011)
 69% (2010)
 53% (2009)
 59% (2008)
 54% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 65% in 2012.

Writing
 47% (2012)
 57% (2011)
 60% (2010)
 71% (2009)
 66% (2008)
 72% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 64% in 2012.

Math
 60% (2012)
 68% (2011)
 76% (2010)
 61% (2009)
 70% (2008)
 57% (2007)
The state average for Math was 73% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 6

Reading
 47% (2012)
 76% (2011)
 85% (2010)
 94% (2009)
 62% (2008)
 67% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 69% in 2012.

Math
 61% (2012)
 80% (2011)
 79% (2010)
 85% (2009)
 74% (2008)
 63% (2007)
The state average for Math was 77% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 7

Reading
 74% (2012)
 79% (2011)
 74% (2010)
 67% (2009)
 63% (2008)
 70% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 76% in 2012.

Math
 86% (2012)
 81% (2011)
 80% (2010)
 72% (2009)
 57% (2008)
 59% (2007)
The state average for Math was 80% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 8

Reading
 75% (2012)
 89% (2011)
 85% (2010)
 71% (2009)
 75% (2008)
 74% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

Science
 58% (2012)
 57% (2011)
 65% (2010)
 48% (2009)
The state average for Science was 60% in 2012.

Writing
 86% (2012)
 83% (2011)
 79% (2010)
 70% (2009)
 88% (2008)
 83% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 73% in 2012.

Math
 63% (2012)
 67% (2011)
 66% (2010)
 45% (2009)
 69% (2008)
 71% (2007)
The state average for Math was 76% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 11

Reading
 64% (2012)
 69% (2011)
 63% (2010)
 53% (2009)
 52% (2008)
 60% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 68% in 2012.

Science
 39% (2012)
 56% (2011)
 31% (2010)
 32% (2009)
The state average for Science was 42% in 2012.

Writing
 79% (2012)
 76% (2011)
 68% (2010)
 73% (2009)
 76% (2008)
 76% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 83% in 2012.

Math
 49% (2012)
 57% (2011)
 52% (2010)
 45% (2009)
 39% (2008)
 51% (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%
Female90%
Male83%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Students with disabilities (IEP)50%

MathThis District
All Students88%
Female93%
Male85%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities (IEP)56%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students62%
Female59%
Male66%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged50%

ScienceThis District
All Students86%
Female90%
Male85%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilities (IEP)73%

MathThis District
All Students87%
Female92%
Male85%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students62%
Female75%
Male54%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White61%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Students with disabilities (IEP)43%

WritingThis District
All Students47%
Female63%
Male37%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White48%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Students with disabilities (IEP)21%

MathThis District
All Students60%
Female63%
Male57%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Students with disabilities (IEP)43%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students47%
Female56%
Male39%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White48%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Students with disabilities (IEP)11%

MathThis District
All Students61%
Female58%
Male67%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White62%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilities (IEP)35%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students74%
Female80%
Male68%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White74%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilities (IEP)50%

MathThis District
All Students86%
Female91%
Male80%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilities (IEP)72%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students75%
Female69%
Male81%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White74%
Economically disadvantaged73%

ScienceThis District
All Students58%
Female53%
Male66%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Students with disabilities (IEP)42%

WritingThis District
All Students86%
Female92%
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities (IEP)42%

MathThis District
All Students63%
Female66%
Male61%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 11
ReadingThis District
All Students64%
Female65%
Male63%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White68%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disabilities (IEP)27%

ScienceThis District
All Students39%
Female40%
Male38%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White43%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Students with disabilities (IEP)20%

WritingThis District
All Students79%
Female83%
Male75%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilities (IEP)60%

MathThis District
All Students49%
Female56%
Male42%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White53%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilities (IEP)27%
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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