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Boyertown Area Sd

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911 Montgomery Ave
Boyertown, PA 19512
Berks County
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PH: (610) 367-6031

  • Grades K-12
  • 7144 students
  • 10 schools

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 PSSA Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

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

Math
 92% (2012)
 94% (2011)
 94% (2010)
 92% (2009)
 94% (2008)
 86% (2007)
The state average for Math was 80% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 4

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

Science
 97% (2012)
 93% (2011)
 91% (2010)
 93% (2009)
The state average for Science was 82% in 2012.

Math
 95% (2012)
 93% (2011)
 94% (2010)
 94% (2009)
 91% (2008)
 90% (2007)
The state average for Math was 83% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 5

Reading
 76% (2012)
 76% (2011)
 76% (2010)
 76% (2009)
 77% (2008)
 73% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 65% in 2012.

Writing
 79% (2012)
 79% (2011)
 72% (2010)
 70% (2009)
 70% (2008)
 63% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 64% in 2012.

Math
 88% (2012)
 84% (2011)
 87% (2010)
 86% (2009)
 88% (2008)
 81% (2007)
The state average for Math was 73% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 6

Reading
 79% (2012)
 83% (2011)
 82% (2010)
 82% (2009)
 82% (2008)
 78% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 69% in 2012.

Math
 92% (2012)
 94% (2011)
 91% (2010)
 91% (2009)
 90% (2008)
 85% (2007)
The state average for Math was 77% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 7

Reading
 87% (2012)
 88% (2011)
 83% (2010)
 78% (2009)
 80% (2008)
 79% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 76% in 2012.

Math
 95% (2012)
 90% (2011)
 94% (2010)
 90% (2009)
 83% (2008)
 83% (2007)
The state average for Math was 80% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 8

Reading
 87% (2012)
 90% (2011)
 90% (2010)
 86% (2009)
 87% (2008)
 83% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

Science
 79% (2012)
 73% (2011)
 67% (2010)
 67% (2009)
The state average for Science was 60% in 2012.

Writing
 89% (2012)
 87% (2011)
 85% (2010)
 82% (2009)
 82% (2008)
 80% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 73% in 2012.

Math
 90% (2012)
 93% (2011)
 94% (2010)
 87% (2009)
 86% (2008)
 80% (2007)
The state average for Math was 76% in 2012.

Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 11

Reading
 79% (2012)
 70% (2011)
 76% (2010)
 77% (2009)
 77% (2008)
 78% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 68% in 2012.

Science
 52% (2012)
 45% (2011)
 51% (2010)
 51% (2009)
The state average for Science was 42% in 2012.

Writing
 89% (2012)
 81% (2011)
 79% (2010)
 89% (2009)
 90% (2008)
 87% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 83% in 2012.

Math
 70% (2012)
 61% (2011)
 67% (2010)
 62% (2009)
 67% (2008)
 65% (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%
Male81%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic77%
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilities (IEP)61%

MathThis District
All Students92%
Female93%
Male91%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic85%
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilities (IEP)71%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students86%
Female91%
Male82%
Blackn/a
Asian85%
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilities (IEP)67%

ScienceThis District
All Students97%
Female98%
Male96%
Blackn/a
Asian85%
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilities (IEP)91%

MathThis District
All Students95%
Female95%
Male96%
Blackn/a
Asian85%
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilities (IEP)88%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students76%
Female77%
Male74%
Blackn/a
Asian88%
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilities (IEP)47%

WritingThis District
All Students79%
Female87%
Male71%
Blackn/a
Asian100%
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Students with disabilities (IEP)50%

MathThis District
All Students88%
Female86%
Male90%
Blackn/a
Asian94%
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilities (IEP)62%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students79%
Female83%
Male75%
Blackn/a
Asian67%
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Students with disabilities (IEP)33%

MathThis District
All Students92%
Female95%
Male89%
Blackn/a
Asian83%
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilities (IEP)65%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students87%
Female91%
Male83%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilities (IEP)58%

MathThis District
All Students95%
Female96%
Male95%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilities (IEP)77%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students87%
Female90%
Male84%
Black68%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilities (IEP)57%

ScienceThis District
All Students79%
Female78%
Male80%
Black63%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilities (IEP)45%

WritingThis District
All Students89%
Female95%
Male83%
Black91%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilities (IEP)66%

MathThis District
All Students90%
Female91%
Male89%
Black70%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilities (IEP)59%
Source: PA Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 11
ReadingThis District
All Students79%
Female85%
Male73%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilities (IEP)30%

ScienceThis District
All Students52%
Female48%
Male56%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White52%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disabilities (IEP)11%

WritingThis District
All Students89%
Female94%
Male83%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilities (IEP)68%

MathThis District
All Students70%
Female72%
Male69%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Native Americann/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged51%
Students with disabilities (IEP)23%
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
Information about this data
Source:
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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