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Roslyn School

Public | K-6 | 411 students

 

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Posted October 28, 2012

my daughter started kindergarten this year and it is a nervous time for both parent and kid. the faculty and staff has made the transition seamless.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 6, 2012

I love this school. My kids transferred in from a Catholic school last year. I could not be more pleased with how they were welcomed by their peers and the school staff. Mrs. Clemson was amazing for my 5th grader! My 5th grader had the most difficult transition, academically, and she brought her from basic to advanced in most subjects. Mrs. Dooley was also great for my 4th grader who struggled with the transition, socially. She took it upon herself to form a playdate during recess after taking the time to identify kids that she knew my daughter would clique with. I could not express my appreciation more, for the self-confidence that she was able to allow my daughter regain after the "new kid" feelings she struggled with. My kids absolutely LOVE this school, and therefore...so do I.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 7, 2011

This is a great school! My family is new to the area and we were really worried about how our children would like their new school. Being the minority in the school my children stood out however they never even realized that they were the minority because they were treated with welcoming, caring and open arms. Our children love this school! The first day our 1st grader came home he said "thank you mom and dad for finding this school for me, my teacher (Mr. Shuster) is the BEST! Our 6th grader came home talking about her new friends she met and how she likes her teacher (Ms. Liddle) as well, we were so happy for them. The academics my children are receiving at this school is far more advanced than the catholic school they previously attended. It's like getting a private school education in a public school. The teachers are amazing, they really care about the students. They are led by an awesome, very involved principle (Dr. Osbourne). He greets you and socialize with everyone at every function/event whether it's a PTO or school related affair. I can go on and on and on about how great Roslyn school is, we couldn't have picked a better school district! We LOVE this school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 24, 2010

Went to back to school night last night and was so impressed with everything I saw. The atmosphere from the principal to my kids teachers tells me that they love everything about the school. Dr. Osborn seems to know the families and was so warm and friendly welcoming me to Roslyn. After last night's meeting I am comfortable in knowing my child is in good hands.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 9, 2010

Roslyn School is definitely moving n the right direction. there are many new and enthusiastic teachers starting who understand what kids need. the staff is frinedly and commited to doing the best it can for my child
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 18, 2009

Roslyn is a great place for my children. The school is very safe and the staff is friendly and caring. Roslyn is like one of the schools that don't exist anymore. Some teachers and the principal seem to know every child by name. Many kids walk home from school with friends. All of my child's teachers have been so great and enthusisatic. Mrs. Lee even came over to my house for dinner! Where do you ever hear of that???? I have heard some teachers don't like the principals because they are involved in the classrooms and question what some teachers do. I never had any problems with them. Last year the school started a new tv program that has been on the news. There is no better place to send your kids. My kids love coming to school everyday. You can not ask for more!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 19, 2009

My oldest was in 11th grde and youngest was in 7th grade (with one in between) when we moved to the NP school district. Roslyn School rocked for my kids! Except for one teacher..everyone was so attentive to my kids needs!
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Posted April 16, 2009

My daughter atteneded Roslyn elementry from K-6th grade. We had a wonderful experience there. The staff really cares about each and every one of the students. My daughter is now in the 10th grade but still volunteers there. And hopes one day to be a teacher at Roslyn. We sadly moved out of Roslyn's school area for our youngest children. And aren't as happy. So we plan on moving back just to attend Roslyn.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 13, 2008

I have three children at Roslyn School--kindergarten, third, and sixth grades. The staff at Roslyn is unlike any other school that I've been in as so far. I've worked at Copper Beech. The administrators were harsh, and the teachers felt it. It reflected a negative attitude. At Roslyn, however, the staff is close, and children and parents benefit from it. I'm disappointed in seeing a 7 rating. Anyone who's attended, parented, or worked at this school always states there's no other school like it. It's a community based school.
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About these ratings

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.

62 students were tested at this school in 2012.

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90%

2011

 
 
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2010

 
 
91%

2009

 
 
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Reading

The state average for Reading was 74% in 2012.

62 students were tested at this school in 2012.

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86%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
84%

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80%
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.

39 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
90%

2009

 
 
88%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2012.

39 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
81%

2009

 
 
81%
Science

The state average for Science was 82% in 2012.

39 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
88%

2009

 
 
89%
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.

57 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
91%

2009

 
 
89%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 65% in 2012.

52 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
72%

2009

 
 
76%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 64% in 2012.

58 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
79%

2009

 
 
66%
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 77% in 2012.

65 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
92%

2009

 
 
92%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 69% in 2012.

65 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
81%

2009

 
 
88%
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 Students90%
Female93%
Male89%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students86%
Female93%
Male80%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged80%
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 Students97%
Female100%
Male95%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White100%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students90%
Female88%
Male91%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White93%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students98%
Female100%
Male96%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White100%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
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 Students86%
Female86%
Male86%
Black91%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students96%
Female96%
Male96%
Black100%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
English language learnersn/a

Writing

All Students79%
Female83%
Male75%
Black73%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilities (IEP)36%
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 Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black100%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students86%
Female92%
Male83%
Black83%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged81%
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

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 71% 71%
Black 16% 15%
Hispanic 9% 9%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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2565 Susquehanna St
Roslyn, PA 19001
Phone: (215) 884-3368

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