The 2022 state assessment results for PSSA and Keystone Exams were recently released by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. The Penn-Trafford School District continues to do exceedingly well when compared to all school districts in the state.
SchoolDigger.com is an independent website that ranks schools based on test scores supplied by the PA Department of Education. The site is one tool that can be helpful for parents to evaluate school performance and quality. In the most recent scores which were released in November, SchoolDigger ranked Penn-Trafford 11th in the state out of a total of 599 school districts, which is in the top 1.8 percent in Pennsylvania.
Two of Penn-Trafford’s elementary schools were ranked in the top 2 percent of the state, as was one of the middle schools. The high school was in the top 3.2%. All of Penn-Trafford’s schools were in the top 12%.
Here is a breakdown of the SchoolDigger state rank for each school:
|RANK||TOTAL # SCHOOLS||% IN STATE||SCHOOL||# STUDENTS|
|20||634||3.2%||Penn-Trafford High School||1,310|
|18||883||2.0%||Penn Middle School||560|
|33||883||3.7%||Trafford Middle School||312|
|69||1,534||4.5%||Level Green Elementary||248|
|180||1,534||11.7%||Harrison Park Elementary||410|
Here are the top 5 school districts in Westmoreland County:
Rank #11 -- Penn-Trafford
Rank #24 -- Norwin
Rank #27 -- Franklin Regional
Rank #69 -- Greater Latrobe
Rank #95 -- Hempfield Area
The Rankings Explained
SchoolDigger ranks schools based on test scores across all tests and grades. For more information on how the rankings are calculated go to https://www.schooldigger.com/aboutranking.aspx