George D Steckel Elementary School

George D Steckel Elementary School serves 578 students in grades 2 - 3.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 31%.
George D Steckel Elementary School operates within the Whitehall-coplay School District.

School Overview

The student population of 578 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 2-3
Total Students 578 students
George D Steckel Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % George D Steckel Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
George D Steckel Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade George D Steckel Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 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 15:1 15:1
George D Steckel Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
3%
3%
George D Steckel Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
25%
9%
George D Steckel Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
8%
15%
George D Steckel Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
61%
69%
George D Steckel Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
George D Steckel 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.
0.56 0.24
George D Steckel 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.
36%
38%
George D Steckel 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.
11%
5%
George D Steckel Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Whitehall-coplay School District's student population of 4,172 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,750 in this district is less than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has grown by 25% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $13,000 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has declined by 11% over four years.
School District Name Whitehall-coplay School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 4,172 1,514
Whitehall-coplay   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $53 MM $21 MM
Whitehall-coplay   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $55 MM $20 MM
Whitehall-coplay   School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,750 $12,967
Whitehall-coplay   School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,000 $12,300
Whitehall-coplay   School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
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 Medical Academy Charter School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Whitehall-coplay Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Clarence M Gockley Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • WhitehallClarence M Gockley Elementary School
    Grades: KG-1 | 557 students
    0 miles
    2932 Zephyr Blvd
    WhitehallPA 18052
    (610)433-7551
    0KG-1557
  • WhitehallWhitehall-coplay Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 996 students
    0 miles
    2930 Zephyr Blvd
    WhitehallPA 18052
    (610)439-1439
    06-8996
  • CatasauquaMedical Academy Charter SchoolCharter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 232 students
    0.9 miles
    330 Howertown Rd
    CatasauquaPA 18032
    (610)403-1150
    0.99-12232
  • WhitehallWhitehall High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1396 students
    1.1 miles
    3800 Mechanicsville Rd
    WhitehallPA 18052
    (610)437-5081
    1.19-121396
  • WhitehallZephyr Elementary School
    Grades: 4-5 | 645 students
    1.1 miles
    2934 Zephyr Blvd
    WhitehallPA 18052
    (610)871-3671
    1.14-5645

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