Bywood Elementary School

330 Avon Rd, Upper Darby, PA 19082 | (610) 352-6842
  • Grades: 1-5
  • Student Enrollment: 656
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Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Daniel Mcgarry
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Upper Darby School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $9,651
  • Graduation Rate: 70.8%
  • Dropout Rate: 2.9%
  • Students Per Teacher: 14.1
  • Enrolled Students: 11,821

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 656
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 49.9
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 313 (47.7%)
  • Females: 339 (51.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 73 (11.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 365 (55.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 438 (66.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Bywood Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black45869.8%
Asian12318.8%
Hispanic426.4%
White294.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Bywood Elementary School
  Number Percent
1st Grade12919.7%
2nd Grade13620.7%
3rd Grade12819.5%
4th Grade12919.7%
5th Grade13420.4%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
School:
55.0%
District:
42.7%
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 Bywood Elementary School performed on average much worse than most other schools across the state on PSSA state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Writing
AYP Details (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Corrective Action 1

PSSA - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201065.1%80.8%84.5%
200969.8%72.4%81.7%
200863.1%71.6%80.5%
 
Reading Test
201051.5%71.7%75.2%
200954.6%69.7%77.0%
200852.2%68.2%76.8%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201056.0%78.3%84.9%
200955.2%74.4%81.8%
200857.9%73.8%79.6%
 
Reading Test
201051.7%66.7%72.9%
200940.8%66.4%72.6%
200847.9%64.4%70.1%
 
Science Test
201053.9%71.3%81.4%
200942.2%72.8%83.4%
200853.0%72.4%81.5%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201052.9%68.1%74.4%
200962.5%69.1%73.5%
200855.9%72.2%73.2%
 
Reading Test
201038.6%57.6%64.1%
200938.4%58.1%64.5%
200837.3%54.4%61.6%
 
Writing Test
201043.3%55.4%61.8%
2009---
200833.0%47.0%57.3%
 
Source: PA Department of Education 2009-2010

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