Panther Valley Elementary School

Panther Valley Elementary School serves 844 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 31%.
Panther Valley Elementary School operates within the Panther Valley School District.

School Overview

The student population of 844 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 844 students
Panther Valley Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Panther Valley Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Panther Valley Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Panther Valley Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less 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 17:1 15:1
Panther Valley Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
5%
9%
Panther Valley Elementary School Black Students (1991-2014)
Black
3%
15%
Panther Valley Elementary School Black Students (1995-2014)
White
90%
69%
Panther Valley Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Panther Valley Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Panther Valley 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.
0.19 0.24
Panther Valley Elementary School Diversity Score (1991-2014)
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.
53%
38%
Panther Valley 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.
10%
5%
Panther Valley Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,628 students has decreased by 9% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,619 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has grown by 28% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,875 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District Name Panther Valley School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,628 1,514
Panther Valley   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $24 MM $21 MM
Panther Valley   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $21 MM $20 MM
Panther Valley   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $14,619 $12,967
Panther Valley   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,875 $12,300
Panther Valley   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 Panther Valley Senior High School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Panther Valley Middle School (4.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mahoning Elementary School (4.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • LansfordPanther Valley Senior High School
    2.6 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 344 students912 Coal Region Way
    LansfordPA 18232
    (570)645-2171
    2.69-12344
  • LehightonMahoning Elementary School
    4.2 miles | Grades: KG-4 | 225 students2466 Mahoning Dr East
    LehightonPA 18235
    (570)386-4678
    4.2KG-4225
  • Jim ThorpeL B Morris Elementary School
    4.4 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 809 students150 West 10th St
    Jim ThorpePA 18229
    (570)325-2703
    4.4PK-8809
  • LansfordPanther Valley Middle School
    1 Negative Reviews
    4.4 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 401 students678 Panther Pride Dr
    LansfordPA 18232
    (570)645-2175
    4.46-8401
  • Jim ThorpeCarbon Career & Technical Institute High School
    Vocational School
    4.6 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 395 students150 West 13th St
    Jim ThorpePA 18229
    (570)325-3682
    4.69-12395

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