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Evergreen El School

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Posted February 23, 2004

Overall, the principal sets the tone for this school. She is kind and compassionate, yet firm and a good disciplinarian when needed. She provides good leadership to the teachers, who as a whole, are high quality. The one area that needs improvement are the lunch aides because they really don't seem to like kids at all - strange! Parents are welcomed and encouraged to be participants both as volunteers in the classroom and in other activities.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 15, 2003

My daughter loves her teachers and the principal at Evergreen. Plus, she is thriving academically. The principal is very hands on, yet firm with the kids when she needs to be. We are very happy with Evergreen.
—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.

70 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
78%

2009

 
 
88%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 74% in 2012.

69 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
86%

2009

 
 
83%
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.

55 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
95%

2009

 
 
82%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2012.

52 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
74%

2009

 
 
79%
Science

The state average for Science was 82% in 2012.

57 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
81%

2009

 
 
91%
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 Students80%
Female79%
Male81%
Black77%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilities (IEP)75%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students90%
Female96%
Male85%
Black88%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilities (IEP)83%
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 Students85%
Female78%
Male93%
Black83%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilities (IEP)58%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students81%
Female76%
Male85%
Black71%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students79%
Female69%
Male89%
Black60%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Students with disabilities (IEP)50%
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

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2011-2012 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 49% 71%
Black 28% 15%
Two or more races 10% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 8% 3%
Hispanic 4% 9%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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  • Soccer
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3831 Evergreen Dr
Monroeville, PA 15146
Phone: (412) 373-5842

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