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Greater Nanticoke Area School District

GreatSchools Rating: 5 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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427 Kosciuszko St
Nanticoke, PA 18634
Luzerne County
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PH: (570) 735-1270

  • Grades K-12
  • 2209 students
  • 5 schools

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 PSSA Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

Reading
 61% (2012)
 72% (2011)
 71% (2010)
 72% (2009)
 71% (2008)
 63% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 74% in 2012.

Math
 71% (2012)
 81% (2011)
 85% (2010)
 76% (2009)
 77% (2008)
 76% (2007)
The state average for Math was 80% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 4

Reading
 69% (2012)
 65% (2011)
 65% (2010)
 60% (2009)
 60% (2008)
 61% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 72% in 2012.

Science
 90% (2012)
 84% (2011)
 82% (2010)
 80% (2009)
The state average for Science was 82% in 2012.

Math
 82% (2012)
 75% (2011)
 80% (2010)
 74% (2009)
 75% (2008)
 71% (2007)
The state average for Math was 83% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 5

Reading
 60% (2012)
 58% (2011)
 60% (2010)
 59% (2009)
 55% (2008)
 49% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 65% in 2012.

Writing
 56% (2012)
 66% (2011)
 52% (2010)
 53% (2009)
 28% (2008)
 34% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 64% in 2012.

Math
 68% (2012)
 56% (2011)
 51% (2010)
 68% (2009)
 67% (2008)
 69% (2007)
The state average for Math was 73% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 6

Reading
 69% (2012)
 62% (2011)
 69% (2010)
 66% (2009)
 61% (2008)
 61% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 69% in 2012.

Math
 90% (2012)
 91% (2011)
 90% (2010)
 80% (2009)
 81% (2008)
 69% (2007)
The state average for Math was 77% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 7

Reading
 80% (2012)
 86% (2011)
 82% (2010)
 72% (2009)
 70% (2008)
 64% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 76% in 2012.

Math
 85% (2012)
 86% (2011)
 89% (2010)
 84% (2009)
 76% (2008)
 74% (2007)
The state average for Math was 80% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 8

Reading
 82% (2012)
 88% (2011)
 79% (2010)
 69% (2009)
 75% (2008)
 69% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

Science
 59% (2012)
 61% (2011)
 43% (2010)
 29% (2009)
The state average for Science was 60% in 2012.

Writing
 76% (2012)
 75% (2011)
 69% (2010)
 58% (2009)
 60% (2008)
 67% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 73% in 2012.

Math
 83% (2012)
 80% (2011)
 87% (2010)
 65% (2009)
 71% (2008)
 67% (2007)
The state average for Math was 76% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 11

Reading
 62% (2012)
 62% (2011)
 59% (2010)
 50% (2009)
 65% (2008)
 46% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 68% in 2012.

Science
 34% (2012)
 25% (2011)
 28% (2010)
 24% (2009)
The state average for Science was 42% in 2012.

Writing
 75% (2012)
 69% (2011)
 74% (2010)
 73% (2009)
 86% (2008)
 85% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 83% in 2012.

Math
 54% (2012)
 51% (2011)
 57% (2010)
 41% (2009)
 58% (2008)
 34% (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 Students61%
Female71%
Male52%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White62%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilities (IEP)46%

MathThis District
All Students71%
Female71%
Male72%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilities (IEP)54%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students69%
Female77%
Male62%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White69%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilities (IEP)44%

ScienceThis District
All Students90%
Female92%
Male89%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilities (IEP)80%

MathThis District
All Students82%
Female81%
Male83%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilities (IEP)76%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students60%
Female72%
Male49%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White59%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilities (IEP)42%

WritingThis District
All Students56%
Female76%
Male39%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White55%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilities (IEP)27%

MathThis District
All Students68%
Female68%
Male68%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Students with disabilities (IEP)61%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students69%
Female71%
Male67%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilities (IEP)57%

MathThis District
All Students90%
Female90%
Male90%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilities (IEP)72%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students80%
Female85%
Male75%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilities (IEP)65%

MathThis District
All Students85%
Female87%
Male82%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilities (IEP)70%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students82%
Female87%
Male77%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilities (IEP)39%

ScienceThis District
All Students59%
Female56%
Male62%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilities (IEP)21%

WritingThis District
All Students76%
Female89%
Male62%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Students with disabilities (IEP)31%

MathThis District
All Students83%
Female92%
Male73%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilities (IEP)42%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 11
ReadingThis District
All Students62%
Female69%
Male53%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White64%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilities (IEP)7%

ScienceThis District
All Students34%
Female30%
Male38%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White37%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Students with disabilities (IEP)0%

WritingThis District
All Students75%
Female90%
Male61%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilities (IEP)28%

MathThis District
All Students54%
Female53%
Male55%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White57%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disabilities (IEP)28%
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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