Best Public Schools in Glenside, PA


The city of Glenside, Pennsylvania is home to two elementary schools, Copper Beech School and Glenside Elementary School, which serve students in grades K-5. These schools are part of the Abington School District and the Cheltenham School District.

Copper Beech School is a standout in the area, consistently ranking in the top third of Pennsylvania elementary schools for the past three years and maintaining a 3-star rating from SchoolDigger. The school outperforms the state average in PSSA Math and English Language Arts scores across grades 3-5, and has a relatively low percentage of free/reduced lunch recipients at 27.56%. In contrast, Glenside Elementary School has a more diverse student population, with a higher percentage of African American and Hispanic students, and spends significantly more per student ($23,748) compared to Copper Beech ($18,775).

Both schools have demonstrated strong academic performance, with Glenside Elementary School exceeding the district and state averages in several PSSA subjects and grade levels. The student-teacher ratios at both schools are relatively low, with Glenside Elementary School having a slightly better ratio than Copper Beech School. These factors, along with the schools' demographics and financial resources, contribute to the overall academic success and performance of the elementary schools in Glenside, Pennsylvania.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

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