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Edison Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 450 students

 
 
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School Official Point of View

Posted July 11, 2012

We have had a large change in culture in our school. We have students that are working hard in the community through the Kiwanis Kids program along with many other community based initiatives to help the students make better choices. We do have a Bullying program here in our school and we are striving to not only stopping bullying in the school, but to extend our program to the community. If you would like to take a tour of the school or meet some of the staff, we are having a "Meet and Greet" on August 21st 2012 from 4:30 - 7:00 in our cafeteria. Anyone in the Edison Community is welcome to hear more about our school and our efforts to change the perception of our school!

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Posted April 26, 2007

Likes: edison has alot of extra activites. And there are alot of nice caring teachers. It's hard to find that these days. Dislikes : bullying! and lots of it. On a 1 to 10 edison is a 6.
—Submitted by a parent


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2012.

47 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
84%

2009

 
 
87%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 74% in 2012.

47 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
55%

2009

 
 
82%
Scale: % at or above proficient

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.

Source: Pennsylvania Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 83% in 2012.

45 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
76%

2009

 
 
83%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2012.

44 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
58%

2009

 
 
78%
Science

The state average for Science was 82% in 2012.

44 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
70%

2009

 
 
79%
Scale: % at or above proficient

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.

Source: Pennsylvania Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2012.

53 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
26%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
59%

2009

 
 
83%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 65% in 2012.

52 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
52%

2009

 
 
83%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 64% in 2012.

54 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
49%

2009

 
 
58%
Scale: % at or above proficient

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.

Source: Pennsylvania Department of Education

Math

All Students62%
Female62%
Male62%
Black65%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilities (IEP)18%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students45%
Female69%
Male35%
Black48%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White46%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Students with disabilities (IEP)0%
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

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.

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.

Source: Pennsylvania Department of Education

Math

All Students64%
Female69%
Male62%
Black68%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students55%
Female63%
Male48%
Black42%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students61%
Female53%
Male68%
Black52%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

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.

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.

Source: Pennsylvania Department of Education

Math

All Students26%
Female15%
Male33%
Black6%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White33%
Economically disadvantaged19%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students37%
Female40%
Male34%
Black24%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White46%
Economically disadvantaged30%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
English language learnersn/a

Writing

All Students37%
Female55%
Male27%
Black28%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White37%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

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.

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.

Source: Pennsylvania Department of Education

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 44% 15%
White 37% 71%
Hispanic 13% 9%
Two or more races 4% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Awards

Community service awards received in the past 3 years
  • Junior Achievement (2011)
  • Energy in Education (2012)
  • Reed and Feed (2010)

Special education / special needs

Specific academic themes or areas of focus
  • Special education
Level of special education programming offered
  • Intensive - the school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs such as autism or complete visual impairment
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students
  • Autism
  • Speech and language impairments
Extra learning resources offered
  • Differentiated learning programs

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

Specific academic themes or areas of focus
  • Science
School facilities
  • Access to farm or natural area
  • Outdoor learning lab
Clubs
  • Gardening
  • Math club
  • Science club

Arts & music

Specific academic themes or areas of focus
  • Arts (all)
  • Music
School facilities
  • Art room
  • Music room
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Instrumental music lessons
Media arts
  • Video / Film production
Clubs
  • Art club
  • Step team

Language learning

Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Intensive - the school offers a full program for many languages and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program school-wide for at least 25% of our population
Languages supported by ESL/ELL programs
  • Arabic languages
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Health & athletics

School facilities
  • Access to farm or natural area
  • Access to sports fields
  • Multi-purpose room ("cafegymatorium")
Clubs
  • Cooking club
  • Gardening
  • Step team
  • Yoga club

Gifted & talented

Instructional and/or curriculum models used
  • Honors track
Extra learning resources offered
  • Acceleration
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School basics

School start time
  • 8:00 am
School end time
  • 2:30 pm
School Leader's name
  • Mr. Kevin Harper
Best ways for parents to contact the school
  • Email
  • Phone
Gender
  • Coed
Is there an application process?
  • Yes
Fax number
  • (814) 874-6475

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

Don't understand these terms?
  • Core knowledge
  • Honors track
  • Individually guided instruction
  • Project-based
Specific academic themes or areas of focus

Don't understand these terms?
  • Arts (all)
  • Music
  • Science
  • Special education
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered

Don't understand these terms?
  • No
Level of special education programming offered
  • Intensive - the school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs such as autism or complete visual impairment
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students
  • Autism
  • Speech and language impairments
Foreign languages taught
  • None
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Intensive - the school offers a full program for many languages and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program school-wide for at least 25% of our population
Languages supported by ESL/ELL programs
  • Arabic languages
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Acceleration
  • Career/college counseling
  • Counseling
  • Differentiated learning programs
  • Mentoring
  • Remediation
  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Transportation options
  • EMTA Free Public Trans.
  • Transportation provided for special education students only
School facilities
  • Access to farm or natural area
  • Access to sports fields
  • Art room
  • Audiovisual aids
  • Internet access
  • Library
  • Multi-purpose room ("cafegymatorium")
  • Music room
  • Outdoor learning lab
  • Parent center
  • Playground
Partnerships with local resources and organizations
  • General Electric
  • Walmart
  • Dairy Queen
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Flag football
  • Kickball
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Flag football
  • Kickball

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Instrumental music lessons
Media arts
  • Video / Film production

Student clubs

Clubs (distinct from courses)
  • Art club
  • Book/reading club
  • Community service
  • Cooking club
  • Gardening
  • Girl scouts
  • Homework help/study buddy club
  • Math club
  • Science club
  • Step team
  • Yoga club
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School culture

Dress Code
  • Dress code
Bullying policy
  • This school has a bullying and/or cyber bullying policy in place.
Parent involvement
  • Attend parent nights
  • Chaperone school trips
  • Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
  • Father's Day -involve more males
  • Join PTO/PTA
  • Monitor the playground
  • Organize cultural events
  • Organize fundraising events (school auction, bake sales, etc.)
  • Serve on school improvement team or governance council
  • Tutor
  • Volunteer in the classroom
  • Volunteer time after school
More from this school
  • We will be creating a "State of our School" speach given from my office in August.
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Students typically attend these schools after graduating
Wilson Middle School
Maritime Perseus House
Wayne School
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1921 East Lake Rd
Erie, PA 16511
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Phone: (814) 874-6470

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