West Hempfield Elementary School

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469 Wendel Rd

Irwin, PA 15642

(724) 850-2780

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 500

Students Per Teacher: 13

Parent Reviews

5 Parent Reviews for West Hempfield Elementary School

I am a previous student of West Hempfield Elementary School. I am now attending highschool. I believe that WHE has so many great opertunities and great exciting programs. The math course expecially caught my eye. We were always one step ahead in math! That was always my favorite subject! I strongly recommend ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 11/18/14

In the Fall of 2010, my daughter transferred to West Hempfield Elementary School from a private school that she had attended since Kindergarten. We really had no idea what to expect because we had never dealt with public schools. We are so impressed with every aspect of WHE. The teachers as well as the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/31/11

My two grandsons attend West Hempfield. One of my grandsons is special needs. The two classroom teachers he has had were reaally understanding and caring. The nurse was extremely important for his well-being. I am so thankful to have such special people watching over my grandsons.

Posted by a other on 08/07/09

West Hempfield's Kindergarten reading program is phenomenal! By the end of my son's Kindergarten year, he could read simple books on his own. I was quite impressed!

Posted by a parent on 08/01/06

We have been very pleased with West Hempfield. The teacher to student ratio is about 1:18 until fourth grade. Half the year french, the other spanish. Anti-bullying program at school. The building is brand new as of 2002. Concentration in math from first grade to meet national standards. Utilizes ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/09/05

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Test scores for West Hempfield Elementary School

PSSA* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
West Hempfield Elementary School
Hempfield Area School District
* In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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Irwin schools — West Hempfield Elementary School is located at 469 Wendel Rd, Irwin PA 15642. 469 Wendel Rd is in the 15642 ZIP code in Irwin, PA The school district for West Hempfield Elementary School is the Hempfield Area School District. West Hempfield Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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