Marshall Street Elementary School

1525 West Marshall St

Norristown, PA 19403-3233

Tel: (610)630-8550
Grades KG-4
648 students
Marshall Street Elementary School serves 648 students in grades KG - 4.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 31%.
Marshall Street Elementary School operates within the Norristown Area School District.

School Overview

The student population of 648 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-4
Total Students 648 students
Marshall Street Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Marshall Street Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Marshall Street Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Marshall Street Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.72 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
Marshall Street Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
2%
3%
Marshall Street Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
36%
9%
Marshall Street Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
33%
15%
Marshall Street Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
20%
69%
Marshall Street Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
9%
3%
Marshall Street Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Marshall Street Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.72 0.24
Marshall Street Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
70%
38%
Marshall Street 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.
4%
5%
Marshall Street Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,109 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $18,155 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
The district spending/student of $17,743 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has grown by 14% over four years.
School District Name Norristown Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed 7,109 1,514
Norristown Area   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $122 MM $21 MM
Norristown Area   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $119 MM $20 MM
Norristown Area   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $18,155 $12,967
Norristown Area   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $17,743 $12,300
Norristown Area   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 Roosevelt Altern School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Stewart Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Whitehall Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • NorristownStewart Middle School
    0.2 miles | Grades: 5-8 | 504 students1315 West Marshall St
    NorristownPA 19401
    (610)275-6870
    0.25-8504
  • NorristownRoosevelt Altern School
    Alternative School
    1.1 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 130 students1161 Markley St
    NorristownPA 19401
    (610)275-9720
    1.19-12130
  • NorristownWhitehall Elementary School
    1.1 miles | Grades: KG-4 | 534 students399 North Whitehall Rd
    NorristownPA 19403
    (610)630-6000
    1.1KG-4534
  • NorristownGotwals Elementary School
    1.2 miles | Grades: KG-4 | 528 students1 East Oak St
    NorristownPA 19401
    (610)275-1077
    1.2KG-4528
  • NorristownNorristown Area High School
    1.3 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1770 students1900 Eagle Dr
    NorristownPA 19403
    (610)630-5090
    1.39-121770

School Reviews

I was a very skeptical parent at first. Since I've lived in norristown/west norriton the past 5 years, I've heard a lot of negative things about the school district. Suffice to say I was more than a little hesitant to send my son there for kg. I MUST SAY, I WAS SHOCKED AT HOW WELL MY SON'S DID. Marshall St. was especially good. His 1st teacher Mrs Strassburg was the best teacher I have ever met. I look forward to my son starting 1st grade this fall at Marshall St. Keep up the good work, GO NORRISTOWN
- Posted by Parent, 09/01/15

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