Big Spring High School is located in Newville, PA and is in Big Spring School District. It is a public school that serves 979 students in grades 9-12. See Big Spring High School's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2011, Big Spring High School had 13 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Pennsylvania average is 14 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
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About the PSSA
What is it?
The PSSA is an annual test used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards. The PSSA also evaluated how well school programs enable students to master the standards.
Which Grades and Subjects?
Students are assessed in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing.
How is it Scored?
Students are rated at one of four levels: below basic, basic, proficient and advanced. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
TestRating 5 out of 10
The Education.com TestRating is a number (1-10) calculated by Education.com that provides an overview of a school’s test performance for a given year, by comparing the school’s state standardized test results to those of other schools in the same state. For Pennsylvania, the TestRating is calculated using a school's 2012 PSSA Results for all subjects tested.more...