Heights Terrace Elementary / Middle School

275 Mill St, Hazleton, PA 18201 | (570) 459-3166
  • Grades: KG-8
  • Student Enrollment: 1,027
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3.5 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 1,027 elementary and middle school students from grades KG-8
  • Ranks 394th out of 875 middle schools in PA.
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Making Progress in Corrective Action 1
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Phil Latella
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Hazleton Area School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $8,134
  • Graduation Rate: 92.3%
  • Dropout Rate: 4.3%
  • Students Per Teacher: 16.5
  • Enrolled Students: 10,314

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,027
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 65.2
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 524 (51.0%)
  • Females: 482 (46.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 71 (6.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 778 (75.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 849 (82.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Heights Terrace Elementary / Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black333.2%
Asian80.8%
Hispanic60558.9%
White36035.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Heights Terrace Elementary / Middle School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten979.4%
1st Grade1009.7%
2nd Grade10810.5%
3rd Grade11210.9%
4th Grade10410.1%
5th Grade999.6%
6th Grade1029.9%
7th Grade17016.6%
8th Grade13513.1%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
School:
84.7%
District:
63.9%
Graduation and Dropout Rates (2010)
Dropout Rate
School:
0.3%
District:
3.6%
Source: PA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 3.5

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Heights Terrace Elementary / Middle School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on PSSA state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Writing
AYP Details (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Making Progress in Corrective Action 1

PSSA - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201088.0%87.2%84.5%
200992.4%81.4%81.7%
200879.6%76.2%80.5%
 
Reading Test
201081.6%80.4%75.2%
200986.9%77.9%77.0%
200871.0%70.9%76.8%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201080.0%80.7%84.9%
200986.4%73.0%81.8%
200892.6%73.1%79.6%
 
Reading Test
201066.7%71.4%72.9%
200962.0%68.7%72.6%
200852.1%63.7%70.1%
 
Science Test
201089.2%86.4%81.4%
200988.4%80.4%83.4%
200873.4%76.6%81.5%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201042.2%68.2%74.4%
200966.3%76.7%73.5%
200863.5%73.3%73.2%
 
Reading Test
201038.0%67.1%64.1%
200943.9%66.9%64.5%
200844.1%59.7%61.6%
 
Writing Test
201057.7%63.2%61.8%
2009---
200856.1%56.2%57.3%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201091.5%80.7%78.0%
200978.5%75.7%75.7%
200873.8%64.3%72.3%
 
Reading Test
201069.4%73.6%68.8%
200968.2%70.1%67.6%
200857.1%62.7%66.9%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201079.8%72.4%77.9%
200964.3%69.5%75.3%
200868.8%65.1%70.6%
 
Reading Test
201068.9%70.5%73.5%
200958.7%66.5%71.4%
200870.2%68.0%70.0%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201084.8%71.1%75.2%
200972.1%68.0%71.3%
200870.3%59.2%70.3%
 
Reading Test
201084.5%80.9%81.9%
200966.0%74.1%80.5%
200877.7%74.0%78.3%
 
Science Test
201044.8%47.4%57.2%
200946.6%50.5%54.8%
200848.8%45.0%52.7%
 
Writing Test
201070.9%66.2%75.2%
2009---
200867.9%59.2%69.1%
 
Source: PA Department of Education 2009-2010

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