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Valley Grove Sd

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429 Wiley Ave
Franklin, PA 16323
Venango County
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PH: (814) 432-4919

  • Grades K-12
  • 955 students
  • 2 schools

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 PSSA Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

Reading
 80% (2012)
 75% (2011)
 80% (2010)
 78% (2009)
 93% (2008)
 64% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 74% in 2012.

Math
 94% (2012)
 84% (2011)
 86% (2010)
 65% (2009)
 84% (2008)
 73% (2007)
The state average for Math was 80% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 4

Reading
 70% (2012)
 76% (2011)
 67% (2010)
 83% (2009)
 68% (2008)
 75% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 72% in 2012.

Science
 93% (2012)
 98% (2011)
 97% (2010)
 95% (2009)
The state average for Science was 82% in 2012.

Math
 80% (2012)
 78% (2011)
 79% (2010)
 90% (2009)
 79% (2008)
 84% (2007)
The state average for Math was 83% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 5

Reading
 75% (2012)
 54% (2011)
 51% (2010)
 51% (2009)
 63% (2008)
 63% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 65% in 2012.

Writing
 63% (2012)
 50% (2011)
 37% (2010)
 51% (2009)
 53% (2008)
 57% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 64% in 2012.

Math
 86% (2012)
 62% (2011)
 55% (2010)
 41% (2009)
 57% (2008)
 78% (2007)
The state average for Math was 73% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 6

Reading
 66% (2012)
 63% (2011)
 69% (2010)
 70% (2009)
 78% (2008)
 65% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 69% in 2012.

Math
 80% (2012)
 65% (2011)
 56% (2010)
 69% (2009)
 83% (2008)
 83% (2007)
The state average for Math was 77% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 7

Reading
 64% (2012)
 65% (2011)
 62% (2010)
 68% (2009)
 57% (2008)
 46% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 76% in 2012.

Math
 78% (2012)
 63% (2011)
 65% (2010)
 70% (2009)
 65% (2008)
 66% (2007)
The state average for Math was 80% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 8

Reading
 52% (2012)
 74% (2011)
 66% (2010)
 60% (2009)
 62% (2008)
 76% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

Science
 43% (2012)
 40% (2011)
 47% (2010)
 46% (2009)
The state average for Science was 60% in 2012.

Writing
 27% (2012)
 43% (2011)
 27% (2010)
 42% (2009)
 42% (2008)
 65% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 73% in 2012.

Math
 55% (2012)
 63% (2011)
 55% (2010)
 54% (2009)
 62% (2008)
 79% (2007)
The state average for Math was 76% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 11

Reading
 56% (2012)
 61% (2011)
 66% (2010)
 56% (2009)
 54% (2008)
 59% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 68% in 2012.

Science
 31% (2012)
 32% (2011)
 36% (2010)
 37% (2009)
The state average for Science was 42% in 2012.

Writing
 43% (2012)
 39% (2011)
 30% (2010)
 53% (2009)
 57% (2008)
 71% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 83% in 2012.

Math
 40% (2012)
 44% (2011)
 63% (2010)
 44% (2009)
 54% (2008)
 47% (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 Students80%
Female85%
Male76%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged77%

MathThis District
All Students94%
Female93%
Male95%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged91%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students70%
Female72%
Male68%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilities (IEP)35%

ScienceThis District
All Students93%
Female93%
Male92%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilities (IEP)71%

MathThis District
All Students80%
Female79%
Male81%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilities (IEP)59%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students75%
Female71%
Male79%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White74%
Economically disadvantaged63%

WritingThis District
All Students63%
Female71%
Male54%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White62%
Economically disadvantaged55%

MathThis District
All Students86%
Female80%
Male92%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students66%
Female68%
Male63%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilities (IEP)25%

MathThis District
All Students80%
Female73%
Male88%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilities (IEP)25%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students64%
Female67%
Male62%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged47%

MathThis District
All Students78%
Female76%
Male80%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students52%
Female61%
Male45%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White51%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Students with disabilities (IEP)14%

ScienceThis District
All Students43%
Female45%
Male40%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White42%
Economically disadvantaged34%
Students with disabilities (IEP)23%

WritingThis District
All Students27%
Female39%
Male17%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White25%
Economically disadvantaged21%
Students with disabilities (IEP)7%

MathThis District
All Students55%
Female61%
Male50%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White56%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disabilities (IEP)7%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 11
ReadingThis District
All Students56%
Female60%
Male53%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White55%
Economically disadvantaged40%

ScienceThis District
All Students31%
Female23%
Male38%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White30%
Economically disadvantaged20%

WritingThis District
All Students43%
Female62%
Male26%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White41%
Economically disadvantaged52%

MathThis District
All Students40%
Female40%
Male41%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White38%
Economically disadvantaged32%
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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