Farmdale Elementary School

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695 Prospect Rd

Mount Joy, PA 17552

(717) 684-2206

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Grades: K - 6

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 500

Students Per Teacher: 10

Parent Reviews

5 Parent Reviews for Farmdale Elementary School

Farmdale Rocks! I have seen so many changes with the school over the past two years. There was a re-districting and a new building. THere were some growing pains, but I see that we are still the same small community we were once. There is not one teacher that we have had that wouldn't go out of their ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/19/14

My 5 year old started kindergarten here after just moving across the country and I couldn't be MORE grateful for the wonderful teachers and principal at Farmdale. The kindergarten teachers, principal, and staff have proven themselves to be kind, caring, sensitive, involved, and readily available for ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/04/14

My daughter has been at Farmdale for 4 years now; 2 excellent teachers, 1 OK, and 1 that everyone agrees is a detriment to the intellectual and emotional development of children. Others have commented on the principal, and all I can say is "I agree". Pretty sad that the one "positive" reviewer felt ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/03/13

I have read the reviews and agree with them. Most of the teachers at Farmdale are wonderful and will go out of their way to help your children. The principal does not. If you have a special needs child or your child is not "typical" she is not helpful. She will dismiss you & your child & will be incredibly ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/26/12

Farmdale has some wonderful and caring teachers, especially in the primary grades. However, the principle can be very moody and rude with both students and parents. It is difficult to volunteer for the school because of the principal's disrespect for parents. The school is finally getting some meeded ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/08/11

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Test scores for Farmdale Elementary School

PSSA* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Farmdale Elementary School
Hempfield 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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Mount Joy schools — Farmdale Elementary School is located at 695 Prospect Rd, Mount Joy PA 17552. 695 Prospect Rd is in the 17552 ZIP code in Mount Joy, PA The school district for Farmdale Elementary School is the Hempfield School District. Farmdale Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 6.
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