Jenkintown Elementary School

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325 Highland Ave

Jenkintown, PA 19046

(215) 884-2933

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Grades: K - 6

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 300

Students Per Teacher: 9

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Jenkintown Elementary School

I could not be happier with this school. The teachers and principal are engaged with the students and their parents. Any concern I have ever had has been addressed promptly and thoroughly. My daughter is receiving supplemental educational support/opportunities based on the recommendations of her ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/16/13

I am very disappointed to report that while in the past jenkinotwn prized itself on being a small school with class size rivaling private schools this is no longer true, Due to a lack of adequate budget class sizes are 23 and up. Not exactly what is expected. The administration loves to cite research ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/25/10

Excellent school. Huge Parental involvement. This is the way all schools should be

Posted by a parent on 06/02/08

My five children have all attended or are attending JES and JHS. The teachers are dedicated and concerned, the new principal is responsive and flexible. Our college students have excelled. We have had woonderful experiences.

Posted by a parent on 05/09/07

JES has been a wonderful experience for all four of my children. The teachers are caring and more than qualified. I have been extremely happy with our experience, and, more importantly, my children (some out of elementary school now), riding on their early foundations, still all love school and learning. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/10/06

The new principal is a fantastic addition to a small private school feeling school. The teachers all work together to tailor the learning experience to the student. More extracurriculars would be a plus, but... We are happy to trade the small size for sports.

Posted by a parent on 11/09/06

Aside from the principal and lack of extracurricular activities, jenkintown elementary school was an exelent learing experience for me.The school is small , but an exelent alternitive to priviet school.

Posted by a former student on 09/06/04

This small, 'quaint', schoolhouse is in a quiet, safe neighborhood. The children are well behaved & the teachers give alot of effort. It is not air-conditioned & does not offer after-school activities or learning support for students who need extra help. Principal Grove is rather unapproachable & ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/24/03

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Test scores for Jenkintown Elementary School

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Test Year: 2012
Jenkintown Elementary School
Jenkintown 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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Jenkintown schools — Jenkintown Elementary School is located at 325 Highland Ave, Jenkintown PA 19046. 325 Highland Ave is in the 19046 ZIP code in Jenkintown, PA The school district for Jenkintown Elementary School is the Jenkintown School District. Jenkintown Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 6.
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