Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School

Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School serves 305 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 31%.
Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School operates within the Scranton School District.

School Overview

The student population of 305 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 305 students
Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 is more than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
2%
3%
Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School Asian Students (1995-2014)
Hispanic
16%
9%
Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School Black Students (1996-2014)
Black
4%
15%
Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School Black Students (1992-2014)
White
71%
69%
Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
7%
3%
Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.47 0.24
Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
64%
38%
Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
5%
Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Scranton School District's student population of 9,795 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,370 in this district is less than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $13,977 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Scranton School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
3
Number of Students Managed 9,795 1,514
Scranton   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $118 MM $21 MM
Scranton   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $134 MM $20 MM
Scranton   School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $12,370 $12,967
Scranton   School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $13,977 $12,300
Scranton   School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Scranton High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is West Scranton Intrmd School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Isaac Tripp Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ScrantonIsaac Tripp Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 808 students
    0.4 miles
    1000 North Everett Ave
    ScrantonPA 18504
    (570)348-3677
    0.4PK-5808
  • ScrantonScranton High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1776 students
    0.6 miles
    63 Munchak Way
    ScrantonPA 18510
    (570)348-3481
    0.69-121776
  • ScrantonWest Scranton High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 902 students
    0.7 miles
    1201 Luzerne St
    ScrantonPA 18504
    (570)348-3616
    0.79-12902
  • ScrantonFrances Willard #32 Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 590 students
    0.9 miles
    1100 Eynon St
    ScrantonPA 18504
    (570)348-3692
    0.9PK-5590
  • Scranton George Bancroft #34 Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 276 students
    0.9 miles
    1002 Albright Ave
    ScrantonPA 18508
    (570)348-3667
    0.9PK-5276

School Reviews

Charles Sumner is a great, kid friendly school. This school exemplifies a close knit community with excellent parent/ teacher communication. Due to the teachers/staff, this school help our kids to grow educationally and socially.
- Posted by Parent, 08/20/12

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