About This School
Bennetts Valley Elementary School made AYP in 2012. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Pennsylvania in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Bennetts Valley Elementary School's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2011, Bennetts Valley Elementary School had 14 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Pennsylvania average is 14 students per full-time equivalent teacher. Learn more about Bennetts Valley Elementary School's students and teachers. more
Elementary Schools Nearby
|School Name distance||TestRating||Community Rating|
|Penfield Elementary School 6 miles|
|St Boniface School 8.5 miles||n/a|
|Fox Township Elementary School 8.6 miles|
|St Marys Catholic Elementary School 10.6 miles||n/a|
|South St Marys Street Elementary School 11.1 miles|
Enrollment (2011)Total: 125
Student Economic Level (2011)In 2011, Bennetts Valley Elementary School had 40% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Pennsylvania had 38% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
Student Ethnicity (2011)
Saint Marys Area SD District Spending
In 2011, Bennetts Valley Elementary School had 14 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Pennsylvania average is 14 students per full-time equivalent teacher.Compare to other schools in Saint Marys Area School District
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.