PROFICIENCY 77% 45% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
64%Bald Eagle Area SD
77%Snow Shoe

Mountaintop Area El School is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Bald Eagle Area SD" in Snow Shoe, PA. There are a total of 141 students and 13 teachers at Mountaintop Area El School, for a student to teacher ratio of 11 to 1. There are a total of 26 free lunch students and 21 reduced lunch students.

Mountaintop Area El School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 77.0%, which is 45% higher than the Pennsylvania average.


Student/Teacher ratio11:1
Free lunch26
Reduced lunch21


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Mountaintop Area El School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

5>= 80%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

5>= 80%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Mountaintop Area El School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 98.7% 96.1% 68.3% 51.1%
African American 1.3% 1.2% 14.5% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.5% 3.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 0.0% 1.2% 10.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.2% 0.2% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.3% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.5% 2.9% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Bellefonte El School57%11.5Bellefonte, PA
Benner El School67%11.5Bellefonte, PA
Bellefonte Area Middle School53%12.3Bellefonte, PA
Bellefonte Area High School75%12.3Bellefonte, PA

Snow Shoe demographics profile

StatisticSnow ShoePennsylvaniaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,45227791
Median age37.840.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%56%55%
Speak English100%89%79%
Speak Spanish0%5%13%

Education level achieved in Snow Shoe

IndexSnow ShoePennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade93.2%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school92.0%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college36.3%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree21.6%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.5%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters3.0%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.4%1.3%
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Source: The Mountaintop Area El School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.