Shaler Area Elementary School

Serves grades 4 - 6

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
705 Scott Avenue
Glenshaw, PA 15116
Phone
(412) 491-1200
District
SHALER AREA SD
County
ALLEGHENY COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
965
Classroom Teachers
71

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

7

(10 is best)

Better than 63.3% of PA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

Shaler Area Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 60 52
Proficiency in Reading 69 61
Proficiency in Math 51 44

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 63 53
Proficiency in Reading 66 60
Proficiency in Math 59 46

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 61 51
Proficiency in Reading 73 63
Proficiency in Math 49 40

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 13.63
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.04
AVG FOR STATE 14.48
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 4 310 32.1%
Grade 5 315 32.6%
Grade 6 340 35.2%
Total 965 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 94.2% 94.7% 68.7%
Black 2.2% 2.4% 15.6%
Hispanic 1.9% 1.3% 11.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.6% 1.4% 4.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.0% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 41.3% 36.2% 42.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 37.2% 32.4% 40.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.1% 3.8% 2.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 38,872 12,807,060
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,641.6 285
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.8% 5.5%
5-19 YEARS OLD 14.2% 18.1%
20-44 YEARS OLD 30.2% 31.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 30.9% 27.6%
65 OR OLDER 20.0% 17.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 17,189 5,025,132
Single Parent Households With Children 5.1% 9.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 94.3% 90.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 32.5% 30.8%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 9.0% 11.9%
$100,000 - $149,999 16.8% 14.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.6% 12.9%
$50,000 - $74,999 22.0% 17.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 16.4% 17.4%
$15,000 - $29,999 13.5% 14.4%
$15,000 or less 7.8% 10.8%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,318 $41,474,418 53.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $967 $4,304,117 5.6%
Staff $418 $1,860,518 2.4%
General Administration $321 $1,428,771 1.9%
School Administration $650 $2,893,150 3.7%
Operation $1,585 $7,054,835 9.1%
Transportation $1,031 $4,588,981 5.9%
Other $502 $2,234,402 2.9%
Total Support $5,475 $24,369,225 31.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,573 $11,452,423 14.8%
Total Expenditures $17,366 $77,296,066 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,590 $14,751,635,620 48.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $720 $1,235,662,604 4.1%
Staff $433 $744,108,384 2.5%
General Administration $392 $672,663,093 2.2%
School Administration $655 $1,125,040,706 3.7%
Operation $1,335 $2,293,432,009 7.6%
Transportation $743 $1,276,810,887 4.2%
Other $478 $821,523,453 2.7%
Total Support $4,757 $8,169,222,694 27.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,208 $7,227,042,161 24.0%
Total Expenditures $17,554 $30,147,882,209 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%