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Oil City Area School District

GreatSchools Rating: 4 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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825 Grandview Rd
Oil City, PA 16301
Venango County
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PH: (814) 676-1867

  • Grades 1-12
  • 2148 students
  • 6 schools

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 PSSA Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

Reading
 78% (2012)
 74% (2011)
 65% (2010)
 72% (2009)
 73% (2008)
 67% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 74% in 2012.

Math
 75% (2012)
 71% (2011)
 77% (2010)
 70% (2009)
 67% (2008)
 63% (2007)
The state average for Math was 80% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 4

Reading
 73% (2012)
 68% (2011)
 57% (2010)
 67% (2009)
 62% (2008)
 61% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 72% in 2012.

Science
 87% (2012)
 86% (2011)
 80% (2010)
 86% (2009)
The state average for Science was 82% in 2012.

Math
 72% (2012)
 78% (2011)
 80% (2010)
 70% (2009)
 61% (2008)
 61% (2007)
The state average for Math was 83% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 5

Reading
 58% (2012)
 58% (2011)
 58% (2010)
 55% (2009)
 42% (2008)
 46% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 65% in 2012.

Writing
 38% (2012)
 49% (2011)
 47% (2010)
 39% (2009)
 34% (2008)
 36% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 64% in 2012.

Math
 67% (2012)
 61% (2011)
 66% (2010)
 65% (2009)
 52% (2008)
 54% (2007)
The state average for Math was 73% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 6

Reading
 53% (2012)
 78% (2011)
 61% (2010)
 48% (2009)
 46% (2008)
 51% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 69% in 2012.

Math
 63% (2012)
 66% (2011)
 65% (2010)
 62% (2009)
 51% (2008)
 40% (2007)
The state average for Math was 77% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 7

Reading
 77% (2012)
 80% (2011)
 63% (2010)
 62% (2009)
 57% (2008)
 62% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 76% in 2012.

Math
 85% (2012)
 81% (2011)
 77% (2010)
 76% (2009)
 67% (2008)
 65% (2007)
The state average for Math was 80% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 8

Reading
 73% (2012)
 78% (2011)
 73% (2010)
 70% (2009)
 77% (2008)
 65% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

Science
 58% (2012)
 47% (2011)
 53% (2010)
 44% (2009)
The state average for Science was 60% in 2012.

Writing
 49% (2012)
 52% (2011)
 52% (2010)
 53% (2009)
 46% (2008)
 50% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 73% in 2012.

Math
 73% (2012)
 69% (2011)
 76% (2010)
 73% (2009)
 69% (2008)
 68% (2007)
The state average for Math was 76% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 11

Reading
 57% (2012)
 60% (2011)
 56% (2010)
 58% (2009)
 61% (2008)
 67% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 68% in 2012.

Science
 28% (2012)
 28% (2011)
 35% (2010)
 30% (2009)
The state average for Science was 42% in 2012.

Writing
 59% (2012)
 64% (2011)
 64% (2010)
 74% (2009)
 76% (2008)
 91% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 83% in 2012.

Math
 53% (2012)
 47% (2011)
 57% (2010)
 57% (2009)
 58% (2008)
 49% (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 Students78%
Female89%
Male69%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilities (IEP)57%

MathThis District
All Students75%
Female76%
Male74%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Students with disabilities (IEP)43%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students73%
Female78%
Male68%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White74%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilities (IEP)37%

ScienceThis District
All Students87%
Female85%
Male90%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilities (IEP)67%

MathThis District
All Students72%
Female65%
Male81%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilities (IEP)47%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students58%
Female65%
Male53%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White57%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilities (IEP)30%

WritingThis District
All Students38%
Female57%
Male24%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White40%
Economically disadvantaged34%
Students with disabilities (IEP)18%

MathThis District
All Students67%
Female68%
Male67%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Students with disabilities (IEP)30%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students53%
Female58%
Male48%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White55%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Students with disabilities (IEP)14%

MathThis District
All Students63%
Female69%
Male56%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White64%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilities (IEP)23%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students77%
Female77%
Male78%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilities (IEP)29%

MathThis District
All Students85%
Female87%
Male83%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilities (IEP)36%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students73%
Female82%
Male64%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Students with disabilities (IEP)31%

ScienceThis District
All Students58%
Female61%
Male56%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White58%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Students with disabilities (IEP)18%

WritingThis District
All Students49%
Female64%
Male33%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White48%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Students with disabilities (IEP)0%

MathThis District
All Students73%
Female76%
Male70%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Students with disabilities (IEP)31%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 11
ReadingThis District
All Students57%
Female56%
Male57%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White58%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Students with disabilities (IEP)16%

ScienceThis District
All Students28%
Female26%
Male29%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White27%
Economically disadvantaged21%
Students with disabilities (IEP)2%

WritingThis District
All Students59%
Female74%
Male46%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White59%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilities (IEP)26%

MathThis District
All Students53%
Female56%
Male51%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White53%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disabilities (IEP)14%
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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