Mowrie A Ebner Elementary School

910 Poland Ave, Altoona, PA 16601 | (814) 946-8400
  • Grades: KG-6
  • Student Enrollment: 531
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Sherry Wells
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Altoona Area School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $9,310
  • Graduation Rate: 72.2%
  • Dropout Rate: 4.7%
  • Students Per Teacher: 15.5
  • Enrolled Students: 7,995

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 531
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 31.1
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 268 (50.5%)
  • Females: 263 (49.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 52 (9.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 255 (48.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 307 (57.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Mowrie A Ebner Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black214.0%
Asian--
Hispanic10.2%
White50895.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Mowrie A Ebner Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten9618.1%
1st Grade7213.6%
2nd Grade8115.3%
3rd Grade7213.6%
4th Grade7113.4%
5th Grade7013.2%
6th Grade6913.0%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
School:
59.2%
District:
54.4%
Source: PA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Mowrie A Ebner Elementary School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on PSSA state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Writing
AYP Details (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Warning

PSSA - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201083.1%81.2%84.5%
200982.8%82.3%81.7%
200888.9%78.2%80.5%
 
Reading Test
201076.1%76.0%75.2%
200979.7%78.4%77.0%
200893.7%75.5%76.8%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201096.8%89.5%84.9%
200989.7%78.3%81.8%
200876.6%76.0%79.6%
 
Reading Test
201086.2%76.1%72.9%
200986.8%70.3%72.6%
200864.1%65.7%70.1%
 
Science Test
201086.2%83.5%81.4%
200992.6%83.4%83.4%
200884.9%79.4%81.5%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201098.4%77.7%74.4%
200970.0%72.6%73.5%
200883.0%71.1%73.2%
 
Reading Test
201076.8%64.6%64.1%
200958.3%62.5%64.5%
200869.2%58.2%61.6%
 
Writing Test
201073.9%67.2%61.8%
2009---
200876.9%61.0%57.3%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201084.7%84.1%78.0%
200981.5%76.9%75.7%
200878.7%73.3%72.3%
 
Reading Test
201063.6%70.9%68.8%
200976.9%67.3%67.6%
200877.0%67.1%66.9%
 
Source: PA Department of Education 2009-2010

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