2010 City Rankings - Pennsylvania Elementary Schools

The city rankings were calculated by taking the standardized tests used by Pennsylvania to determine the proficiency level across varying grades and subjects for elementary schools in the state. These school percentile ranks were then averaged for all elementary schools in each city and ordered from highest to lowest. The tests and subjects used to determine the percentile ranks can be found below. Learn more about how rankings are determined.

PSSA Exams Used To Determine Rankings

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Writing
Find a City's Ranking:
Rank City Name Percentile Changed From 2009
1618Spring Grove, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,200
49.33 997
1548Rural Valley, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 368
49.23 1132
1382Lykens, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 843
49.20 736
1546Waymart, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 428
49.15 1101
1547Wescosville, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 669
49.10 1238
1551Nanty Glo, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 341
48.99 840
1570Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 394
48.97 1208
1553Claysville, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 592
48.96 1039
1554Brogue, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 412
48.90 1166
1555Russellton, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 447
48.87 1013
1556Factoryville, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 666
48.85 1036
1557Albion, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 407
48.84 1175
1417Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 95 | Total Enrollment: 38,238
Four elementary schools have won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award48.80 1412
1215Red Lion, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 1,942
48.77 863
1559Rochester, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 454
48.76 1061
1560Springdale, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 256
48.65 927
1572Danville, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 516
48.57 1167
2293Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 1,790
48.46 2217
1565Knox, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 564
48.26 1189
1827Shippensburg, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 1,538
48.25 1662
2217Mckees Rocks, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 928
48.21 1982
1569Defiance, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 148
48.13 908
1573Reamstown, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 440
48.10 1217
1576West Hazleton, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,000
48.06 1008
1577Slatington, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 566
48.02 859
1578Norwood, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 571
48.00 991
1580Chicora, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 444
47.94 1139
1579Conneautville, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 359
47.94 947
1749Edinboro, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,100
47.94 1275
1101West Mifflin, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 1,147
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award47.92 572
1582Watsontown, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 336
47.79 1179
1583Waterfall, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 256
47.78 885
1584Meyersdale, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 425
47.77 884
1598Moscow, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 494
47.73-
1761Tionesta, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 457
47.70 1331
1574Newville, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,032
47.68 1270
1586Minersville, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 547
47.67 996
1587Dauphin, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 298
47.66 1260
2074Hanover, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 3,984
47.56 1711
1594Dimock, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 701
47.26 1067
1673Scranton, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 13 | Total Enrollment: 4,620
47.25 1276
1611Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,171
47.13 988
1599Shade Gap, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 136
47.03 1026
1600Hellam, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 398
46.99 1012
1602Cowansville, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 230
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award46.94 1166
1617Northern Cambria, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 560
46.88 1259
1517Troy, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 924
46.88 1068
1607New Paris, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 257
46.76 1102
1535Shillington, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,686
46.75 1175
1608Archbald, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 575
46.62 1116
1609Saxton, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 309
46.59 893
1264Annville, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 813
46.50 1024
1610Coudersport, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 487
46.50 1126
1613Elverson, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 488
46.24 1074
1614Mertztown, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 211
46.24-
1622Akron, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 307
46.02 1062
1744Washington Boro, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 868
45.96 1206
1534Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 742
45.88 887
1633Maytown, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 237
45.27 981
1247Du Bois, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 1,212
45.15 930
1794Wyalusing, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 478
45.15 1565
1003Franklin, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 1,199
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award45.05 958
1835Myerstown, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 603
44.95 1314
1642Harveys Lake, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 296
44.89 989
1545Littlestown, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 934
44.87 865
1444Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 15 | Total Enrollment: 6,125
Has one elementary school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award44.82 1408
1650Coal Center, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 343
44.40 1083
1651Sugar Grove, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 270
44.39 1020
1621Duncannon, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,240
44.31 1120
1654Larksville, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 609
44.22 979
1655Mcalisterville, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 250
44.22 1100
1353Pottstown, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 4,377
44.06 1114
1662Mcclure, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 295
44.04 1297
1626Harrisville, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 356
43.96 1296
1666Shenandoah, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 645
43.92 1060
1859Oxford, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,319
43.88 1335
1668Homer City, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 469
43.82 1261
1669Thorndale, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 594
43.82 919
1713Catasauqua, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,102
43.71 1132
1686Galeton, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 368
43.61 1222
1333Greenville, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,356
43.49 1007
1207Glenolden, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,513
43.23 714
1683Coal Township, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,355
43.20 1038
1684Leesport, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 693
43.19 1227
1685Flinton, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 427
43.11 923
1691East Fallowfield Township, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 367
42.98 1146
1692Cheltenham, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 403
42.97 1181
1695Ashland, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,024
42.85 1057
1696Canton, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 545
42.83 1033
1698Morton, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 517
42.68 1126
1699Bedford, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 799
42.65 1117
1719Friedens, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 130
42.58 1031
1702New Bloomfield, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 437
42.54 1061
1703Westfield, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 341
42.52 1155
1705Mayfield, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 330
42.50 1214
1707Dunbar, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 237
42.47 1151
1709Marion, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 135
42.44 1158
1711Salina, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 257
42.40 1093
1714Moosic, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 463
42.14 1037
1742Elderton, Pennsylvania
Elementary Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 284
41.91 1106
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