Gotwals Elementary School

1 East Oak St, Norristown, PA 19401 | (610) 275-1077
  • Grades: KG-4
  • Student Enrollment: 404
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  • Mailing Address: 1 E Oak St, Norristown, PA 19401
  • Principal or Admin: Jeanette Fernandez
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 404
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 28.2
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 184 (45.5%)
  • Females: 199 (49.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 24 (5.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 352 (87.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 376 (93.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Gotwals Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black17342.8%
Asian30.7%
Hispanic19648.5%
White112.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Gotwals Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten9924.5%
1st Grade8220.3%
2nd Grade7618.8%
3rd Grade8320.5%
4th Grade6415.8%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
School:
97.6%
District:
69.1%
Source: PA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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  • Reading
  • Science
AYP Details (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Made AYP

PSSA - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201060.6%75.0%84.5%
200972.0%77.7%81.7%
200850.8%75.6%80.5%
 
Reading Test
201053.9%61.7%75.2%
200966.7%67.6%77.0%
200869.8%72.6%76.8%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201078.2%83.5%84.9%
200968.9%84.8%81.8%
200861.7%81.4%79.6%
 
Reading Test
201063.6%65.4%72.9%
200976.7%73.1%72.6%
200868.1%68.7%70.1%
 
Science Test
201050.8%67.9%81.4%
200941.8%71.0%83.4%
200845.8%68.1%81.5%
 
Source: PA Department of Education 2009-2010

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